Intruder Alarms provides a definitive and fully up-to-date guide to the specification, systems design, integration, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems. It has been written to be the essential handbook for installation engineers and security professionals working in this rapidly expanding and developing area. The third edition includes new material on systems integration, digital systems, wireless and remote signalling technologies, and electrical safety. The revision has brought coverage fully in line with the new European standards (EN50131 / BS EN 50131-1), with their implications summarised in a new appendix. The coverage has also been carefully matched to the requirements of the new Knowledge of Security and Emergency Alarm Systems from City & Guilds (1852). * An hugely popular practical guide for installation engineers and security professionals now in its third edition * Essential reading for managers responsible for the commissioning and maintenance of security alarm systems * Third edition is fully matched to the new European standards (EN50131 / BS EN 50131-1) * Coverage meets City & Guilds specifications for the new 1852 Security Alarm course
An alarm system and total security coverage is today essential for every factory, business and shop. This book is a comprehensive guide to evaluating security needs, planning and purchasing a system, and managing a security system. It is essential reading for business managers, premises managers, shop owners, shopping centre managers, and security professionals. As well as a complete guide to alarm systems, including their installation, Vivian Capel explores all areas of security that should concern businesses, encompassing fire, fraud, liability claims, shoplifting, violence to staff and computer crime. The second edition is a long awaited revision that brings this popular guide up to date with the latest technology and recent developments in security strategy, such as the applications of CCTV. In addition, a case study has been added which provides the reader with an opportunity to test their own knowledge and judgement- solutions are provided at the end of the chapter! New edition contains new information to bring this popular title up-to-date with latest developments Excellent reference guide for security professionals, general managers, shop owners etc. Useful for students following the relevant NVQ programmes from SITO
A fun guide dispelling Hollywood myths about burglar alarms and security while explaining how to protect yourself from burglars. Everything about alarms, CCTV, Card Access, Monitoring stations, and guards.
Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains nearly 50 chapters dealing with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses, offices shops and hospitals, to schools, religious buildings and libraries. For each building type 'The Metric Handbook' gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data. Several chapters deal with general aspects of building such as materials, lighting, acoustics and tropical design. There are also sections on general design data, including details of human dimensions and space requirements. It is a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. In its various editions it has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, and continues to be a reference work belonging on every design office desk or drawing board.
This book provides a concise guide to the selection, design and installation of the wide range of security systems in use in domestic, public and commercial contexts. The range of products covered includes intruder alarms, fire alarms, call systems, access control, vehicle protection, emergency and security lighting, closed circuit TV (CCTV) and intercoms. Electronic Protection and Security Systems is essential reading for all security system installers and designers. It is also an invaluable guide for managers selecting and supervising security systems, local government, police, and security-conscious householders and vehicle owners. This book provides a wide ranging foundation for SITO NVQ students. The second edition of this popular book has been updated to cover the latest technology in ID, communication equipment, fire alarm wiring techniques, TV camera links, wireless systems, Paknet, etc. Gerard Honey's clear, practical text draws on his wealth of experience designing and installing security and protection systems. He is also the author of Intruder Alarms, a comprehensive text for the SITO NVQs in that topic. Includes latest technology Comprehensive practical guide
This book deals with all the principal building types, ranging from airports, factories and warehouses, offices, shops and hospitals. For each such building type, the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data is given.
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"Written with real clarity by authors teaching and researching in the field, Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law offers an excellent starting point for both law and non-law students encountering this diverse and rapidly developing subject for the first time. The focus of the book is on the regulation and control of pollution and includes chapters on environmental permitting, waste management, air and water pollution and contaminated land. The book also includes the administration and enforcement of environmental law, EU environmental law, the environmental torts and the private regulation of environmental law. The book is supported by a range of learning features designed to help students: Consolidate your learning: Chapter learning objectives and detailed summaries clarify and highlight key points Understand how the law works in practice: 'Law in Action' features demonstrate the application of pollution control law Plan your research: Detailed end of chapter further reading sections outline articles, books and online resources that provide next steps for your research This sixth edition has been updated and revised to take into account recent developments in the subject, including coverage of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010; developments in the Environment Agency enforcement and sanctions policy documents; updates relating to the defence of statutory authority in the tort of private nuisance; and current issue relating to compliance with the Aarhus Convention Suitable for students of environmental law and the wider environmental studies, Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law is a valuable guide to this wide-ranging subject"--