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Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction Transport and Mining


Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction  Transport and Mining
  • Author : V. S. Apte
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2006-02-14
  • ISBN : 6610377057
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction Transport and Mining


Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction  Transport and Mining
  • Author : Vivek B. Apte
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 2006-01-31
  • ISBN : 9781845691042
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Engineers need to be able to test the flammability of the materials they use in buildings and other structures. However, the range of test procedures and regulations in this important area is often confusing. Flammability testing of materials used in construction, transport and mining provides an authoritative guide to current best practice in ensuring safe design. The book begins by defining flammability and the main types of test available. Building on this foundation, a group of chapters then reviews tests for key materials used in buildings and their contents. There are chapters on wood, external cladding and sandwich panels as well as the flammability of walls and ceilings. Tests for furniture fabrics, cables and electrical appliances are also reviewed. A final group of chapters discusses other types of test, particularly in the transport sector, including chapters on flammability testing for railway passenger cars, aircraft, road and rail tunnels. With its distinguished international team of contributors, Flammability testing of materials used in construction, transport and mining is a standard reference for civil and transport engineers in particular. An authoritative guide to best practice in ensuring safe design Defines flammability and the main types of test available A vital reference source for civil and transport engineers

Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction Transport and Mining


Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction  Transport and Mining
  • Author : Vivek B. Apte
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 2021-06-15
  • ISBN : 0081028016
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction, Transport and Mining, Second Edition, presents an international balance in authorship with contributions from Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand. With chapters fully revised and updated, the book presents newly proposed flammability test methods, as well as fire testing on products/systems/components and materials used in various industrial sectors. This authoritative guide helps ensure safe design, focusing on wood, external cladding and sandwich panels as well as walls and ceilings. Tests for furniture fabrics, cables and electrical appliances are also reviewed, with final sections focusing on flammability testing for railway passenger cars, aircraft, road and rail tunnels. Features up-to-date developments in fire safety standards, regulations, performance requirements and product manufacturing Covers a broad range of different application fields, such as furniture and building construction, transport and mining Features new fire tests and (ISO, ASTM, and En) standards

Fabric Testing


Fabric Testing
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2008-09-09
  • ISBN : 9781845695064
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The textile industry is becoming an increasingly competitive environment. Differentiating products by quality is particularly important. Testing can be performed both to improve product quality and achieve compliance to international, regional or retailer specific standards. Fabric testing provides a comprehensive review of the tests available for fabrics. The book begins with introductory chapters which discuss the scope, importance and statistical analysis of fabric testing. The book then reviews various types of fabric tests such as fabric composition testing, physical and mechanical tests, fabric chemical testing, how to test appearance, permeability, comfort and flammability, as well as dyeing and colouring tests and key issues in testing textile samples. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors Fabric testing is a valuable resource for designers, technologists, quality inspectors and testing institutes in the textile industry. It is also relevant for academics and students within the textile field. Reviews various types of fabric tests including fabric composition and fabric chemical testing Discusses the scope, significance and statistical analysis of fabric testing Assesses the importance of fabric testing to both product quality and industry standard compliance

Mechanical Engineers Catalog and Product Directory


Mechanical Engineers Catalog and Product Directory
  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1931
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105027616353
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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