The Art of Reading Buildings focuses on the practical art of reading a building and applying its positive and negative attributes in developing a size-up for fireground operations that center on structure fires. First-due company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers will appreciate the practical astreet-wisea lessons captured in the book. Chief officers, training officers, engineers, firefighters, and fire science degree candidates will benefit from the wide range of building construction topics covered in this text. Features include: ac Understand the technical and practical aspects of building construction ac Learn on-the-spot building construction assessment using the authorsa custom Rapid Street-Read Guides ac Develop a quick construction size-up for immediate application to fireground operations ac Recognize firefighter traps in newer and alternative construction methods ac This text covers objectives for the National Fire Academyas Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course... 257a258 search considerations, 271 soft, 260 standard operating guidelines of , 258 survivable spaces determination in, ... 197a198, 241a242 slab foundations, 31 slab-on-grade foundations, 141 slate roof coverings, 193 snow/wind loads, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Art of Reading Buildings|
|Author||:||John Mittendorf, Dave Dodson|
|Publisher||:||Fire Engineering Books - 2015-01-07|