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Applications of Fire Research and Improvement, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Michael R. Gunderson, Jeffrey T. Lindsey

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Oct 4, 2010

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Written to the FESHE baccalaureate curriculum for the Applications of Fire Research and Improvement course, this first edition text offers real world applications to demonstrate the use of research in the fire service. With thirteen chapters and FESHE and NFPA references and guidelines throughout, this text is a useful resource for all fire service professionals interested in research.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Research

Chapter 2: Reviewing the Literature

Chapter 3: Performance Management

Chapter 4: Defining and Measuring the Problem

Chapter 5: Analyzing Baseline Results

Chapter 6: Improving the Process

Chapter 7: Maintaining Control

Chapter 8: Qualitative Research

Chapter 9: Ethical Considerations

Chapter 10: Disseminating and Archiving Results

Chapter 11: Sources for Research on Fire-Related Activities

Appendix A The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Appendix B NFSRA - Report of The National Fire Service Research Agenda Symposium

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