Knowledge of the science behind fires is critical to understanding a fire‘s cause and successfully presenting that determination to the authorities or in litigation. Now in its second edition, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation focuses on the practical application of scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Uniquely qualifie

chapter 1|20 pages

Fire and Science

chapter 2|38 pages

The Chemistry and Physics of Combustion

chapter 3|66 pages

Fire Dynamics and Fire Pattern Development

chapter 4|38 pages

Fire Investigation Procedures

chapter 5|66 pages

Analysis of Ignitable Liquid Residues

chapter 6|68 pages

Evaluation of Ignition Sources

chapter 7|174 pages

Thirty Fire Scene Scenarios

chapter 8|36 pages

The Mythology of Arson Investigation

chapter 9|84 pages

Sources of Error in Fire Investigation