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Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By David J. Icove, John D. De Haan

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 21, 2008

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Advanced level fire investigation text intended for use by fire and law enforcement investigtors, attorney's forensic scientists and fire protection professionals.  A thorough understanding of fire dynamics is valuable in applying thees forensic engineering techniques.  This text describes and llustrates a new systematic approach for reconstructing a wide varity of fire scenes.  The material includes numerous court cases, challenges and decision that affect how analyses and investigations should be conducted.  This new edition cites NFPA 921 and Kirk's Fire Investigation.

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Chapter 1: Principles of Reconstruction

Chapter 2: Basic Fire Dynamics

Chapter 3: Fire Pattern Analysis

Chapter 4: Fire Scene Documentation

Chapter 5: Arson Crime Scene Analysis

Chapter 6: Fire Modeling

Chapter 7: Fie Deaths and Injuries

Chapter 8: Fire Testing

Appendix A: References

Appendix B: Glossary

Appendix C; Mathematics Refresher

Appendix D: Websites

General Index

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$42.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504601-2