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Fireproof Construction; An Authoritative Presentation Of The Fire Prevention Problem, Giving The Historical Development Of The Art Of Safe Building, And ... In Fireproof And Fire-Resisting Construction
by Various
Binding: Paperback, 328 pages
Publisher: Yoakum Press
Weight: 0.9 pound
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 8.3 x W: 0.48 inches
ISBN 10: 140864620X
ISBN 13: 9781408646205
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FIRE AND FIRE LOSSES PAaa Conflagrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Evolution of combustible d velling . s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Great fires of history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Baltimore fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0 Route of flsmcs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 EvicIenccs of intense hest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .5 Analysis of the tlamagc in tall buildings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I6 Fireproof lessoi sf rom Baltirnore fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. Sari Francisco fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 0 Building conditions before the fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Story of spread of conflagration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 4 . Failure of water zupply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 4 Effects of dynamite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 7 Complications of earthquake and fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Slipshod methods in rebuilding city . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Fires havoc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . 1 TVaste of property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2 One years fire losses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . 5 American vs . foreign fire losses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Analysis of losses in United Stst. es . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Losses in treeless States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B3 Losses in timber States. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i3 . Remedy for depletion of timber ilrld iron supply . . . . . . . . . . i7 Fireproof construction only protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Causes offire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Primary and secondary causes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 New ha. zards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 National building code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 . 8 Fire extinction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Use of water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Usc of chemicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S O USC o f live steam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Automatic sprinklers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 CONTENTS 3 Evolution of building construction PAOE Mill construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Stecl frame buildings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 Reinforced concrete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...


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