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Document ID (ISN)39059
CIS number 83-12
ISSN - Serial title 0309-6866 - Fire Prevention
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Taylor H.D., Pucill P.M.
Title Problems of fire control on board ships
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1982, No.151, p.15-21. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Aspects covered: changes in ships since World War II; dry cargo ships and tankers; engine room fires (most likely to lead to total loss of ship); automatic detection systems; extinguishing and suppression systems (sprinklers and water spray, foam, inert gas generators, stored gases, CO2); fire training and hazard analysis; arson.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) carbon dioxide extinguishers; inerting; sources of ignition; total loss control; tankers; fire drills; foam extinguishers; sprinkler systems; water spray extinguishing systems; fire detection; ship holds
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Fires