Electronic Security Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408011600, 9781483103181

Electronic Security Systems

1st Edition

Better Ways to Crime Prevention

Authors: Philip Walker
eBook ISBN: 9781483103181
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 9th November 1983
Page Count: 278
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Electronic Security Systems: Better Ways to Crime Prevention teaches the reader about the application of electronics for security purposes through the use of case histories, analogies, anecdotes, and other related materials. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 covers the concepts behind security systems – its objectives, limitations, and components; the fundamentals of space detection; detection of intruder movement indoors and outdoors; surveillance; and alarm communication and control. Part 2 discusses equipments involved in security systems such as the different types of sensors, and equipment for access control and personnel and material inspection. Part 3 tackles the system design, installation, and maintenance of security systems; the training of personnel for its operation; and the presentation of gathered data. The text is recommended for those who would like to be familiarized with the importance and usage of different security systems.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword Preface Part 1 Systems Chapter 1 What This Book is About, and How to Use It Chapter 2 Thinking Security Chapter 3 Security System Concepts Chapter 4 Space Detection Fundamentals Chapter 5 Surveying for Intruder Detection Indoors Chapter 6 Movement Detection Outdoors Chapter 7 Surveillance Chapter 8 Alarm Communication and Control Chapter 9 Reliability: Cause and Control of False Alarms Chapter 10 Movement Control of Personnel and Materials Chapter 11 Espionage and Countermeasures Chapter 12 Vehicle Security Part 2 Equipment Chapter 13 Switching Sensors Chapter 14 Infra-red Sensors Chapter 15 Ultrasonic Sensors Chapter 16 Microwave Radar Sensors Chapter 17 Microwave Fence Sensors Chapter 18 Field Effect Sensors Chapter 19 Microphonic Sensors Chapter 20 Closed-Circuit Television Chapter 21 Signalling and Control Equipment Chapter 22 Access Control Equipment Chapter 23 Personnel and Material Control Equipment Chapter 24 Power Supplies Part 3 Implementation Chapter 25 Presentation of Information Chapter 26 System Design Chapter 27 Installation Design and Implementation Chapter 28 User Training, Operational Orders and Monitoring Chapter 29 Maintenance and Service Chapter 30 Feedback Index


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About the Author

Philip Walker

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Consulting Engineer

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