Development of Ground Vehicle for Fire Fighting Purpose

Tan, CheeFai and Alkahari, M.R. and Abdul Rahman, M. N. (2011) Development of Ground Vehicle for Fire Fighting Purpose. In: Hari Penyelidikan 2011, Fakulti Kejuruteraan Mekanikal, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, 20 Julai, Melaka, Malaysia.

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Fire fighting is risky profession. They are not only extinguishing fires in tall buildings but also must drag heavy hoses, climb high ladders and carry people from buildings and other situations. There are many fire fighters lost their lives in the line of duty each year throughout the world. The statistics of the fire fighter fatalities are still maintain at high level every year and it may continue to increase if there is no improvement in fire fighting techniques and technology. This paper describes the development of ground vehicle for fire fighting purpose.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering > Department of Design and Innovation
Depositing User: Ir. Dr. CheeFai Tan
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 15:58
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 03:39
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