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Explosion Hazards in the Process Industries

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ISBN-10: 0976511347

ISBN-13: 9780976511342

Edition: 2006

Authors: Rolf K. Eckhoff

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Explosions in the process industries injure or kill hundreds, if not thousands, of workers every year. They occur in process plants, refineries, platforms and pipelines all over the world. Millions of dollars are spent repairing damages, replacing equipment and rebuilding facilities in the wake of this destruction. The loss of human life adds another dimension to these tragedies. This book explores different types of explosions that can occur in a facility and the necessary steps to guard against them. A clear set of preventative measures, rules and standards combine to make this book a convenient guide to real-world applications. Additional theoretical issues in the use of probabilistic…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 436
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Gas and Vapour Cloud Explosions
Explosions in Clouds of Liquid Droplets in Air (Spray/Mist)
Gas and Dust Explosions Caused by Smouldering Combustion in Powder Layers and Deposits
Dust Explosions
Explosive, Pyrotechnics and Propellants
Design of Electrical Apparatuses for Hazardous Areas
Outline of Methods for Hazard and Risk Analysis