An Introduction to Dust Explosions

An Introduction to Dust Explosions

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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 the origin and propagation of dust explosions. It offers fact-based explanations for their occurrence and the impact of such events and provides a critical guide to managing and mitigating dust explosion risks. Designed to prevent accidents, injury, loss of life and capital damage An easy-to-read, scientifically rigorous treatment of the facts and fictions of dust explosions for those who need to - or ought to - understand dust explosions, their occurrence and consequences Enables the management and mitigation of these critical industrial hazardsAs an exercise, perform the calculations for Pmax and KSt from the data in Table 19.2. This will help to demystify these parametersa€”especially if ... Chemical Engineering November 2012:26a€“30. [2] Buffam J, Cox K, Schies H. Measurement ofanbsp;...

Title:An Introduction to Dust Explosions
Author:Paul Dr. Amyotte
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2013-05-14


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