Kirk's Fire Investigation

Hardcover | May 2, 2011

byJohn D. De Haan, David J. Icove

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Taking the reader from the beginning stages of a fire investigation in evidence collection and evaluating a fire scene to the end stages of report writing and giving testimony, internationally recognized forensic scientist John DeHaan is joined by forensic fire engineering expert David Icove for the 7th edition of Kirk’s Fire Investigation. The model curriculum of the Fire Emergency Service Higher Education (FESHE) group serves as a basis for this important text which provides updated and expanded information on fire dynamics, ignition as well as brand new case examples. With appendices unique in content and focus including an Evidence Collection Kit and Incident Report Forms, this text serves as the keystone text in the field for both seasoned fire investigators as well as fire service professionals seeking the fundamentals and the most up-to-date information for the field of fire investigation.

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Text only. This product does not include a MyFireKit Access Code Card. To purchase the text with a MyFireKit Access Code Card, please use ISBN: 0-13-283000-0   Taking the reader from the beginning stages of a fire investigation in evidence collection and evaluating a fire scene to the end stages of report writing and giving testimo...

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As fire investigation continues to evolve, author John DeHaan, a forensic scientist with extensive experience in all phases of fire and explosion, is joined by recognized forensic fire engineering expert David Icove for the 7th edition of Kirk’s Fire Investigation, the leading and most widely read textbook in the field of fire investig...

  John D. DeHaan, PhD, FABC, CFI—IAAI, CFEI, FFSS, FSSDip An internationally recognized forensic scientist, Dr. DeHaan is the senior author of Kirk’s Fire Investigation and co-author of Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, the two leading textbooks in the field of fire and arson investigation. He is also a former principal member of...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 10.1 × 7.8 × 1.4 inPublished:May 2, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0135082633

ISBN - 13:9780135082638

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (Sample Chapter)

  2. The Elementary Chemistry of Combustion

  3. Fundamentals of Fire Behavior and Building Construction

  4. Combustion Properties of Liquid and Gaseous Fuels

  5. Combustion Properties of Solid Fuels

  6. Sources of Ignition

  7. Structure Fires and their Investigation

  8. Grass and Wildland Fires and their Investigation

  9. Automobile, Other Motor Vehicle, and Ship Fires

10. Electrical Causes of Fires

11. Clothing and Fabric Fires

12. Explosions and Explosive Combustion

13. Chemical Fires and and Hazardous Materials

14. Laboratory Services

15. Fire-Related Deaths and Injuries

16. Arson as a Crime

17. Other Investigative Topics