Fire: Fundamentals and Control
This book is devoted to the complex nature of fire, the intricasies of the combustion process, the influence of chemical and physical properties of fuels, and the proper means of fire extinguishment. It lists sequentially the various factors in the combustion process.
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Modes and Types of Combustion
Flammability Characteristics of Combustible
Flammability Limits of Mixtures of Two
Pyrolytic Decomposition of Fuel
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