Higher Education

Basic Fire Hydraulics Workbook, 1st Edition

  • Ron Richmond
  • ISBN-10: 1428319999  |  ISBN-13: 9781428319998
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.50



Designed for practicing critical hydraulic calculations, Basic Fire Hydraulics Workbook, combines graphics, concise explanations, and step-by-step examples and exercises to help both beginning and experienced pump operators learn to calculate quickly and accurately while under pressure on the fireground. The book begins with simple math concepts and progresses toward more complex topics, such as engine pressure, friction loss, and drafting operation. Realistic scenarios are incorporated into each unit to provide context for the various math calculations presented, and make this a handy companion to Hydraulics for Firefighting or any hydraulics book.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ron Richmond

Ron Richmond, D.P.A. holds a Doctorate in Public Administration from the University of LaVerne. He has taught numerous courses in fire science, management, and hydraulics at Riverside Community College and is also the author of several industry textbooks and trade journals. His experience in the industry includes roles as a firefighter, engineer, operation captain, deputy fire marshal, battalion chief, division chief and has received an Award of Merit, a Unit Citation Award, and a Veteran Award. He is currently a Fire Science Instructor at Riverside Community College in Riverside, CA.