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Table Of Contents

I. ADAPTATIONS MADE
II. CONTENT
III. ABREVIATIONS
IV. INTRODUCTION
V. THE BASICS OF FIRE FIGHTING
Fire explained
Explosions
Fire growth
Fire classes
VI.PERSONAL PROTECTIVE FIREFIGHTING GEAR
Structural firefighting gear
Fire fighting gloves
Comparison of NFPA and EN fire protective clothing standards
VII.COMPARTMENT FIRE BEHAVIOR TRAINING
CFBT simulator safety
Recent CFD research into fire simulators is flawed
The transition of CFBT to working structural fires
VIII. RAPID FIRE PROGRESS
Flashover
Flashover case histories
Backdraft
Backdraft case histories
Fire gas ignitions
Fire gas ignitions case histories
Website poll
Firefighter's actions & warning signs
The under-ventilated fire
Flashover Phenomena – Questions & answers – Revision Aid
IX. ‘NEW-WAVE’ 3D WATER-FOG IN FIRE- FIGHTING
3D water fog-applications
False assumptions
3D Offensive fog attack (Gas cooling)
Indirect (defensive) water-fog combination attack
Direct attack
Interaction of water sprays with flames and gases
Scandinavian research
Benefits of 3D water-fog applications
Flow-rates
X.TACTICAL VENTILATION
Natural ventilation
Positive pressure ventilation
Fire isolation (confinement) tactics (anti-ventilation)
Ventilation in practice
XI.TECHNICAL JARGON
XII.REFERENCES
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22097811 Fire Tactics

22097811 Fire Tactics

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