Dust Explosions in the Process Industries Identification, Assessment and Control of Dust Hazards

ISBN-10: 0750676027
ISBN-13: 9780750676021
Edition: 3rd 2003
Authors: Rolf K. Eckhoff
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Book details

List price: $240.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 6/9/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 719
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.21" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Unfortunately, dust explosions are common and costly in a wide array of industries such as petrochemical, food, paper and pharmaceutical. It is imperative that practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions is imparted to the responsible safety manager. The material in this book offers an up to date evaluation of prevalent activities, testing methods, design measures and safe operating techniques. Also provided is a detailed and comprehensive critique of all the significant phases relating to the hazard and control of a dust explosion. An invaluable reference work for industry, safety consultants and students. * A completely new chapter on design of electrical equipment to be used in areas containing combustible/explosible dust * A substantially extended and re-organized final review chapter, containing nearly 400 new literature references from the years 1997-2002 * Extensive cross-referencing from the original chapters 1-7 to the corresponding sections of the expanded review chapter

Dust explosions - origin, propagation, prevention and mitigation: an overview
Case histories
Generation of explosible dust clouds by re-entrainment and re-dispersion of deposited dust in air
Propagation of flames in dust clouds
Ignition of dust clouds and dust deposits: further consideration of some selected aspects
Sizing of dust explosion vents in the process industries: further consideration of some important aspects
Assessment of ignitability, explosibility and related properties of dusts by laboratory scale tests
Electrical Apparatuses for Areas Containing Combustible Dusts
Research and Development, 1990-2002
Ignitability and explosibility data for dust from laboratory tests

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