Fire: Fundamentals and Control

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CRC Press, Dec 12, 1988 - Technology & Engineering - 264 pages
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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Contents

Modes and Types of Combustion
1
Flammability Characteristics of Combustible
21
Flammability Limits of Mixtures of Two
49
Pyrolytic Decomposition of Fuel
67
Flame Velocities
80
Fire Extinguishment
103
Identification of Hazardous Reactions
109
Classification of FireExtinguishing Agents
122
Summary
182
Epilogue
233
Index
241
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