Kirk's Fire Investigation eBook (8e) : 9780134238135

Kirk's Fire Investigation eBook (8e)

 
Edition
 
8
ISBN
 
9780134238135
ISBN 10
 
0134238133
Published
 
23/09/2017
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$65.00
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About the book: For the Fire Investigation course .

With today’s fire investigators being held to higher standards than ever before, it’s crucial that they gain a thorough understanding of fire protection and investigation engineering concepts, technology, and field analysis. The Eighth Edition of Kirk’s Fire Investigation blends the Seventh Edition of Kirk’s with the Third Edition of Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction to help investigators bring their knowledge and skills to the next level. Written to the model FESHE curriculum, it takes readers through the entire fire investigation process, from evaluating a fire scene to writing reports and providing testimony–all while incorporating updated NFPA 921 and 1033 guidelines and peer-reviewed, widely cited expert treatise.

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Table of contents
1. Principles of Fire Investigation
2. The Basic Science and Dynamics of Fire
3. Chemical Fires and Explosions
4. Sources of Ignition
5. Fire Scene Investigations
6. Fire Scene Documentation
7. Fires by Property Type
8. Forensic Laboratory Services
9. Electricity and Fire
10. Fire Testing
11. Arson Crime Scene Analysis
12. Fire Deaths and Injuries
13. Fire Modeling
Appendices
Conversions of Units

Mathematics Refresher

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