Chemistry of hazardous materials 4th edition
Chemistry of Hazardous Materials by Eugene Meyer
Hazardous Materials Books
View larger. This revised fourth edition has been thoroughly updated to fully address the specific needs of firefighters and other professionals who deal with hazardous materials. This text encompasses the key aspects of safely handling hazardous materials and the response actions to be implemented during terrorist activity, hazardous transportation mishaps and other disasters. Provides students with a comprehensive introduction to vital information relating to each class of hazardous material. Familiarizes students with relevant phenomena that affect the behavior of specific hazardous materials. Provides students with the use and understanding of the behavior of hazardous materials through the application of chemistry basics. Provides students with easily accessible information concerning hazardous materials involved in terrorist activity, transportation mishaps and other disasters.
Chemistry of hazardous materials. Eugene Meyer. This revised fourth edition has been thoroughly updated to fully address the specific needs of firefighters and other professionals who deal with hazardous materials. This volume encompasses the key aspects of safely handling hazardous materials and the response actions to be implemented during terrorist actions, hazardous transportation mishaps and other disasters. This volume examines some features of matter and energy, flammable gases and flammable liquids, chemical forms of matter, as well as the principles of chemical reactions, aspects of the dot hazardous materials regulations, the chemistry of common elements, corrosive materials, water-reactive substances, toxic substances, oxidizers, hazardous organic compounds, polymeric materials, explosive materials and radioactive materials.
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