Explosion Hazards in the Process Industries

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. 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 equations and scenarios make this book an absolute necessity for process industry safety.

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  • Author : Rolf K. Eckhoff
  • Publisher : Gulf Publishing Company
  • Pages : 439 pages
  • ISBN : 9780976511342
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Explosion Hazards in the Process Industries

Explosion Hazards in the Process Industries
  • Author : Rolf K. Eckhoff
  • Publisher : Gulf Publishing Company
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKExplosion Hazards in the Process Industries

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. 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

Dust Explosions in the Process Industries

Dust Explosions in the Process Industries
  • Author : Rolf K. Eckhoff
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 July 2003
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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

Safety in the Process Industries

Safety in the Process Industries
  • Author : Ralph King
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 June 2016
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Safety in the Process Industries tackles safety issues concerning the process industry. The book covers the various hazards, policies, and safety measures in the process industry. The first part of the text presents policies and case histories. Part II discusses the various hazards present in the process industry, such as electrical, fire, explosives, corrosive chemicals, and hardware. Part III tackles hazard control in design and maintenance. Part IV deals with other related topics that concern safety, such as management, safety

Explosion Hazards in the Process Industries

Explosion Hazards in the Process Industries
  • Author : Rolf K. Eckhoff
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 November 2013
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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. 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

Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries

Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries
  • Author : Sam Mannan
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 December 2004
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Over the last three decades the process industries have grown very rapidly, with corresponding increases in the quantities of hazardous materials in process, storage or transport. Plants have become larger and are often situated in or close to densely populated areas. Increased hazard of loss of life or property is continually highlighted with incidents such as Flixborough, Bhopal, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, the Phillips 66 incident, and Piper Alpha to name but a few. The field of Loss Prevention is, and

An Introduction to Dust Explosions

An Introduction to Dust Explosions
  • Author : Paul Dr. Amyotte
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 14 May 2013
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Preventable dust explosions continue to occur in industry in spite of significant research and practice efforts worldwide over many years. There is a need for effective understanding of the unique hazards posed by combustible dust. This book describes a number of dust explosion myths – which together cover the main source of dust explosion hazards – the reasons they exist and the corresponding scientific and engineering facts that mitigate these circumstances. An Introduction to Dust Explosions describes the main erroneous beliefs about

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles
  • Author : Dennis P. Nolan
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 28 May 2014
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Written by an engineer for engineers, this book is both training manual and on-going reference, bringing together all the different facets of the complex processes that must be in place to minimize the risk to people, plant and the environment from fires, explosions, vapour releases and oil spills. Fully compliant with international regulatory requirements, relatively compact but comprehensive in its coverage, engineers, safety professionals and concerned company management will buy this book to capitalize on the author’s life-long expertise.

Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants

Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants
  • Author : Alireza Bahadori
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 09 December 2013
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Due to an increase in the wide-range of chemicals in petrochemical processing industries, as well as frequency of use, there has been a steady rise in flammability problems and other hazards. Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants: A Guide to Mitigating Risk outlines the necessities of explosion protection in oil, gas and chemical industries, and discusses fire and occupancy hazards, extinguishing methods, hazard identification, and classification of materials. This book addresses these issues and concerns and presents a

Classifying Explosion Prone Areas for the Petroleum, Chemical and Related Industries

Classifying Explosion Prone Areas for the Petroleum, Chemical and Related Industries
  • Author : W.O.E. Korver
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 December 1995
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The degree of danger in the atmosphere of a hazardous location needs to be determined prior to selecting an acceptable electrical equipment installation. If maximum safety is the predominant factor in determining the type of electrical installations, the cost of electrical equipment will be extremely high. If low cost of electrical installation is the predominant factor, safety to personnel and equipment may be unacceptably low. It is, therefore, necessary to find a point of balance at which the cost and

Dust Explosions

Dust Explosions
  • Author : P. Field
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKDust Explosions

Handbook of Powder Technology, Volume 4: Dust Explosions presents the dust explosion problem in general terms and describes how and why dusts explode. This book discusses the various approaches used to deal with the dust explosion hazards. Organized into five chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the methods used to assess, remove, or minimize the hazard of dust explosions. This text then examines the factors that influence the initiation and severity of an explosion. Other chapters consider the explosion

Dow's Fire and Explosion Index Hazard Classification Guide

Dow's Fire and Explosion Index Hazard Classification Guide
  • Author : American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 September 2010
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This popular safety best-seller is designed to help the user quantify the expected damage of potential fire and explosion incidents in realistic terms, identify the equipment likely to contribute to the creation or escalation of an incident, and communicate the fire and explosion risk potential to management. Based on Dow's Fire and Explosion Risk Analysis Program, the index provides a step-by-step, objective evaluation of the actual fire and explosion, as well as reactivity potential of process equipment and its contents.