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Description - An Introduction to Fire Dynamics 3E by Dougal Drysdale

"Drysdale's book is by far the most comprehensive - everyone in the office has a copy...now including me. It holds just about everything you need to know about fire science."
(Review of An Introduction to Fire Dynamics, 2nd Edition)
After 25 years as a bestseller, Dougal Drysdale's classic introduction has been brought up-to-date and expanded to incorporate the latest research and experimental data. Essential reading for all involved in the field from undergraduate and postgraduate students to practising fire safety engineers and fire prevention officers, An Introduction to Fire Dynamics is unique in that it addresses the fundamentals of fire science and fire dynamics, thus providing the scientific background necessary for the development of fire safety engineering as a professional discipline.
An Introduction to Fire Dynamics

Includes experimental data relevant to the understanding of fire behaviour of materials;

Features numerical problems with answers illustrating the quantitative applications of the concepts presented;

Extensively course-tested at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Edinburgh, and widely adopted throughout the world;

Will appeal to all those working in fire safety engineering and related disciplines.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470319031
ISBN-10: 0470319038
Format: Paperback / softback
(243mm x 170mm x 30mm)
Pages: 574
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dougal Drysdale

Professor Dougal Drysdale recently retired from the University of Edinburgh, where he maintains the position of Emeritus Professor of Fire Safety Engineering. He is a past president of the International Association for Fire Safety Science. His research interests include spontaneous combustion, fire dynamics and behaviour, and fire investigation.

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