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Safety and Security

American Spies: Modern Surveillance, Why You Should Care, and What to Do About It

US intelligence agencies - the eponymous American spies - are exceedingly aggressive, pushing and sometimes bursting through the technological, legal and political boundaries of lawful surveillance. Written for a general audience by a surveillance law expert, this book educates readers about how the reality of modern surveillanc...

Quality-I Is Safety-ll: The Integration of Two Management Systems

This book deals with the present and future situation with Quality and Safety management Systems (QMS and SMS). It presents new ideas, points to the basic misunderstandings in the two management systems, and covers a wide range of industries, as well as providing a practical assessment of scientific theory. It explains the funda...

NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. 2016 Edition

The 2016 Edition of NFPA's National Fire Alarm and Signalling Code, which is incorporated by reference into the building codes and laws of many US jurisdictions, including those that use the ICC. Fully searchable, bookmarks!

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers

Familiarizes the student or an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety managementServes as a comprehensive reference for Process Safety topics for student chemical engineers and newly graduate engineersActs as a reference material for either a stand-alone process safety course or as supplemental materia...

Temperature Calculation in Fire Safety Engineering (1st Edition)

This book provides a consistent scientific background to engineering calculation methods applicable to analyses of materials reaction-to-fire, as well as fire resistance of structures. Several new and unique formulas and diagrams which facilitate calculations are presented. It focuses on problems involving high temperature condi...

Scintillation dosimetry

"This book marks an important milestone toward greater acceptation and the establishment of scintillation dosimetry in the clinical and the research medical physics community. It was put together with medical physics graduate students and clinical medical physicists in mind but should be a welcome addition to any scientists inte...

SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering (5th ed. 2016)

Revised and significantly expanded, the fifth edition of this classic work offers both new and substantially updated information. As the definitive reference on fire protection engineering, this book provides thorough treatment of the current best practices in fire protection engineering and performance-based fire safety. Over 1...

Process and Plant Safety (1st Edition)

Accidents in technical installations are random events. Hence they cannot be totally avoided. Only the probability of their occurrence may be reduced and their consequences be mitigated. The book proceeds from hazards caused by materials and process conditions to indicating technical and organizational measures for achieving the...