Publisher description for Dust explosions in the process industries / Rolf Eckhoff.


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Counter 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.

Gives the engineer guidance for the prevention of disasters.

All new material includes the latest research and case histories.

Written by one of the world's foremost authorities on dust explosions in the process industries.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Dust explosions, Fire prevention, Industrial accidents