"Red Books" of the British Fire Prevention Committee Volume 110-119

"Red Books" of the British Fire Prevention Committee Volume 110-119

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of life and property from fire by the adoption of preventive measures. To use its influence in every direction towards minimising the possibilities and dangers of fire. To bring together those scientifically interested in the subject of Fire Prevention. To arrange periodical meetings for the discussion of practical questions bearing on the same. To establish a reading-room, library and-.0llections for purposes of research, and for supplying rece rl ahentic information on the subject of Fire Prevention. To publish from time to time papers specially prepared for the Committee, together with records, extracts, and translations. To undertake such independent investigations and tests of materials, methods and appliances as may be considered advisable. The Committee's Reports on Tests with Materials, Methods of Construction, or Appliances arc intended solely to state bare facts and occurrences, with tables, diagrams, or illustrations, and they are on no account to be read as expressions of opinion, criticisms, or comparisons. The Committee is not responsible for the views of individual authors as expressed in Papers or Notes, but only for such observations as are formally issued on behalf of the Executive. Chairman of the Executive: EDWIN O. SACHS, F.R.S.Ed. Archt., VicePres. Nat. Fire Brigades-Union. Professor ARCHIBALD BARR, D.Sc, M.Inst. C.E., Glasgow University. Sir C. PURDON-CLARKE, C.I.E., F.S.A., late Victoria and Albert Museum. Sir JOHN COCKBURN, K.C.M.G., M.D., late Premier of South Australia. Sir W. MARTIN CONWAY, M.A., F.S.A. ALFRED DARBYSHIRE, F.S.A., PastVice-President Royal Institute of British Architects. Major-general E. R. FESTING, C.B., F.R.S., late Victoria and Albert Museum. Sir DOUGLAS FOX, J.P., Past-President, Institution...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825721
  • 9781236825728