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Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service Student Workbook, Fifth Edition

Author(s): National Fire Protection Association
Glenn P. Corbett
Francis L. Brannigan
  • ISBN-13: 9781449688370
  • Paperback     pages      © 2015
Price: $66.95 US List
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The Student Workbook contains exercises to reinforce what you will learn in both Brannigan’s Building Construction for the Fire Service, Fifth Edition and the classroom. You will find a variety of exercises for each chapter, including:

  • Multiple Choice—Numerous multiple choice questions for each chapter prepare you for exams.
  • Fire Alarms—Scenarios help you develop your decision-making skills by describing emergencies and challenging you to come up with practical solutions.
  • Labeling—Cement your mastery of difficult concepts with illustration labeling activities.
  • Word Fun—Quiz your knowledge of terminology and spelling with crossword puzzles.
  • Research Questions—Explore real-world building construction in your community with these in-depth research exercises.
  • And More—True/false, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and matching!

In case you have a question about an exercise, page references to Brannigan’s Building Construction for the Fire Service, Fifth Edition are provided in the answer key for every question. Perforated pages make it easier for you to hand in homework assignments.

National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, building, electrical, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization is to reduce the worldwide burden for fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Developer of the National Electrical Code®, and 300 other codes and standards through a full, open-consensus process, NFPA also produces educational curricula, including the Risk Watch® community-based injury prevention curriculum and the Learn Not to Burn® fire safety curriculum. NFPA headquarters is in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Glenn P. Corbett

Glenn Corbett, P.E. is an Assistant Professor of Fire Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.  He also serves as Technical Editor of Fire Engineering magazine, as an Assistant Chief of the Waldwick, New Jersey Fire Department, and a member of the New Jersey State Fire Code Council. He is a former president of the New Jersey Society of Fire Service Instructors. He was a member of the Federal Advisory Committee to the National Construction Safety Team that investigated the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster and the fire at the Station nightclub in Rhode Island. His past code enforcement experience includes serving as the Administrator of Engineering Services of the San Antonio, Texas Fire Department and as a Fire Protection Consultant in the City of Austin, Texas Fire Department.

Francis L. Brannigan

Francis L. Brannigan has decades of experience as a professional fire protection specialist. During World War II he directed a naval fire fighting school, commanded a sea going fire fighting unit, and was chief in the Army-Navy-Pancanal fire protection organization. He served for years as Public Safety Liaison for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. He developed programs for fire officers as well as a fire loss program. Mr. Brannigan has been honored by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers with full membership even though his degree was not taken in engineering. For various years he served on various committee on the National Fire Protection Association. In addition, the Chesapeake Chapter of International Society of Fire Instructors founded the Francis Brannigan Instructor of the Year Award in his honor.