Dust Explosions in the Process Industries

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 643 pages
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A comprehensive account of the existing practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. It offers an up to date evaluation of prevalent activities, testing methods,design measures and safe operating techniques in 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

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Contents

Case histories
159
Generation of explosible dust clouds by reentrainment and redispersion
203
Propagation of flames in dust clouds
256
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About the author (1997)

Rolf Eckhoff is a Professor of Process Safety Technology at the University of Bergen, in Norway. He is the author of Dust Explosions in the Process Industries, now in its third edition, the standard on the history and prevention of dust explosions.

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