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    TIMan
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    Post Thermal Imaging Reference Material

    Below is a listing of thermal imaging reference material. I hope it will help anyone interrested in purchasing or using a thermal imager. I can not endorse the articles but they are an excellent reference source. If you know of any material not listed here or you see an error please drop me an e-mail or post it here.

    Thermal Imaging Reference Material
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    Articles

    Disaster Management
    Thermal imaging improves success of search and rescue operations
    Smith, D. pgs 100-102 1994
    MCE University Press Ltd. Birmingham, AL

    Emergency
    Piercing the smoke
    Siuru, W. pgs. 61-62 3 / 96
    Bobbit Publishing Co. Redondo Beach, CA

    Fire
    Visions of safety for firefighters
    Leckie, L. pg. 398 1996
    FMJ Int. Publishing Ltd. Redhill Surey, England

    Fire
    Has the service been slow to seize the potential offered by thermal imaging
    Wallington, N. pgs.XXI-XXII 6 / 98
    FMJ Int. Publishing Ltd. Redhill Surey, England

    Fire
    Thermal cameras can help closed-space firefighting
    Lyons, J. pg.25 6 / 96
    FMJ Int. Publishing Ltd. Redhill Surey, England

    Fire
    Thermal imaging camera helped to save a historic home
    6 / 87
    FMJ Int. Publishing Ltd. Redhill Surey, England

    Fire
    Right first time : Thermal imaging cameras in action
    McNeill, P. pg. 15 7 / 97
    FMJ Int. Publishing Ltd. Redhill Surey, England

    Fire Chief
    Thermal imaging cameras offer improved visibility at emergency scenes
    Stevens, L. pg. 74 11 / 91
    Primedia Intertec Overland Park, KS

    Fire Engineering
    Thermal imaging for the fire service, Part 1 : The basics of thermal imaging
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 22-26 7 / 96
    Pennwell Publishing Tulsa, OK

    Fire Engineering
    Thermal imaging for the fire service, Part 2 : The electromagnetic spectrum
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 24-26 8 / 96
    Pennwell Publishing Tulsa, OK

    Fire Engineering
    Thermal imaging for the fire service, Part 3 : Thermal characteristics
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 22-26 11 / 96
    Pennwell Publishing Tulsa, OK

    Fire Engineering
    Thermal imaging for the fire service, Part 4 : Thermal imaging devices
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 16-18 2 / 97
    Pennwell Publishing Tulsa, OK

    Fire Engineering
    Thermal imaging for the fire service, Part 5 : Tactics for fire attack
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 16-21 3 / 97
    Pennwell Publishing Tulsa, OK

    Fire Engineering
    Thermal imaging for the fire service, Part 6 : The search
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 24-27 8 / 97
    Pennwell Publishing Tulsa, OK

    Fire Engineers Journal
    Towards a greater understanding of the theory and practice of thermal imaging
    Humpoletz, C. Leckie, L. pgs. 41-44 11/98
    Institution of Fire Engineers Leicester, England

    Fire Engineers Journal
    Thermal imaging : a changing approach
    Lyons, J. Parmenter, G. pgs. 7-8 9 / 95
    Institution of Fire Engineers Leicester, England

    Firefighters News
    A question of vision
    Stevens, L. pg. 6 10:11 / 96
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Firehouse
    Thermal Imaging Cameras
    Cogan, M. pg. 38 2 / 92
    Cygnus Publishing Melville, NY

    Firehouse
    Thermal cameras Q & A
    McLaughlin, J. pg. 37 2 / 92
    Cygnus Publishing, Melville, NY

    Firehouse
    Seeing in the dark
    Kosiarski, J. pg. 48 11 / 93
    Cygnus Publishing Melville, NY

    Firehouse
    Filed test report : infrared imaging for the fire service
    Woodworth, S. pgs. 81-82 6 / 95 Cygnus Publishing Melville, NY

    Fire-Rescue Magazine
    Can you see through smoke? Part 1
    pgs. 38-45 4 / 98
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Fire-Rescue Magazine
    Imager saves firefighters, money well spent on Granbury, Texas, Fire Department Editorial pgs.17-18 2 / 99
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Fire-Rescue Magazine
    See your way clear
    Stevens, L. pg. 8 2 / 99
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Fire-Rescue Magazine
    Basement fires : let an imager led the way
    pgs. 103-104 7 / 97
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Fire-Rescue Magazine
    Thermal imaging camera assists in rescue
    Jakubowski, G. pg. 75 1 / 99
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Fire-Rescue Magazine
    Image is everything, Part 2
    pgs. 68-79 5 / 98
    Jems Communications Carlsbad, CA

    Industrial Fire World
    Visionary technology
    Love, J. pg.33 3:4 / 99
    Industrial Fire World College Station, TX

    Industrial Fire World
    Eyes wide open
    Colley, K. pgs. 19 -21 3:4 / 99
    Industrial Fire World College Station, TX

    National Fire & Rescue
    Working with a TIC
    Wagner, M. West, P. 3:4 / 98
    SpecComm International

    National Fire & Rescue
    Thermal imaging cameras, The next generation
    Towle, L. pgs. 23-29 5:6 / 99 SpecComm International

    National Fire & Rescue
    Technology from the war zone, thermal imaging, saving lives in the hot zone
    Wagner, M. West, P. 32-38 3:4 / 98
    SpecComm International

    WNYF
    Seeing in the dark
    Gallagher, J. pgs. 22-23 1991
    FDNY Training Academy Brooklyn, NY

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    Reports / Papers

    Thermal imaging for the fire service
    Nygren 1997
    Maine Fire Training and Education, Bangor ME

    An examination of the use of thermal imaging cameras in the fire and rescue services
    Patterson, T. 22 pages 8 / 97
    NFA Executive Fire Officer Research Paper #27654

    Thermal imaging evaluation for the fire service
    Carnegis, J. 62 pages 1 / 99
    NFA Executive Fire Officer Research Paper #29223

    Impact of thermal imaging technology on future fire department operations
    Pleasants, D. 1 / 98
    NFA Executive Fire Officer Research Paper

    Thermal imaging, fad, gadget, or revolutionary change
    Ezzie, J. 12 / 97
    NFA Executive Fire Officer Research Paper

    The marketing of thermal imaging cameras, great expectations
    Franz, T. 9 / 98
    NFA Executive Fire Officer Research Paper

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    Video Tapes

    American Heat
    Infrared sensor technology 5 / 95 Carrollton, TX

    TIMan
    www.thermalimager.com

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    TIMan
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    Hello,

    This one also disappered off of the scope, so I will bring it back up. I will be updating it in the next week or two, so if you have anyhting to add to it please email me with it.

    Good Luck, Be Safe,
    TIMan

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    IRalltheway
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    Another great tool is the internet. You can find all the information you would ever want on the different types(BST, Microbolometer, etc)of thermal imaging detectors.

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    TIMan
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    Good Point,

    There is a lot of information out there. Here are the URLs for the major TI manufacturers.

    Bullard www.thermalimager.com
    Cairns www.cairnsiris.com
    FRC www.fireresearch.com
    FLIR www.fireflir.com
    ICC www.infraredcomponents.com
    ISG www.isgfire.com
    ISI www.intsafety.com
    MSA www.MSAnet.com
    Scott www.scottaviation.com

    If anyone else knows of good site, post it here. Do not forget to check out the list of sites here on firehouse.com.

    Good Luck, Be Safe,
    TIMan

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