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Electrical Safety in Flammable Gas/Vapor Laden Atmospheres : Safety, Health & Hygiene - W.O.E. Korver

Electrical Safety in Flammable Gas/Vapor Laden Atmospheres

Safety, Health & Hygiene

Hardcover Published: June 2001
ISBN: 9780815514497
Number Of Pages: 465

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of electrical system installation within areas where flammable gases and liquids are handled and processed. The accurate hazard evaluation of flammability risks associated with chemical and petrochemical locations is critical in determining the point at which the costs of electrical equipment and installation is balanced with explosion safety requirements. The book offers the most current code requirements along with tables and illustrations as analytic tools.

Environmental characteristics are covered in Section 1 along with recommended electrical installation and safety recommendations. Section 2 treats a number of application illustrations in detail. Section 3 presents examples for the application of classifying NEC Class 1 locations.

Key Features:

- An in-depth treatment of factors that influence the classification of hazardous locations

- Recommendations for required electrical safety measures in controlling injuries and property damage in workplace and process areas

- Comprehensive coverage of factors in achieving economic electrical installation while providing recommended safety levels for personnel and equipment

- Contains 126 tables and illustrations guiding the reader about characterizing the explosion properties of flammable liquids, vapors, and gases that are processed, stored, handled and transported

Flammable and Combustible Principles of Hazardous Products
Classifying Sources of Hazard
The Extent of Explosion Danger for NEC Class I Locations
Spatial Considerations
The Degree of Explosion Danger for NEC Class II Locations
Ventilation Requirements
Electrical Equipment for NEC Class I Locations
Electrical Equipment for NEC Class II, Group F Locations
Intrinsically Safe Equipment and Wiring
Installation of Electrical Instruments in Hazardous Locations
Hydrogen Gas
Cathodic Protection
Static Electricity
Grounding of Tanks, Pipelines and Tank Cars
Grounding Requirements for Electrical Equipment
Application of Seals in NEC Class I Locations
Application of Seals in NEC Class II Locations
Application of Fundamentals (General Requirements for Groups A - K)
Examples
Properties of Flammable Liquids, Gases, and Vapors
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ISBN: 9780815514497
ISBN-10: 0815514492
Series: Safety, Health & Hygiene
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 465
Published: June 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.23  x 3.51
Weight (kg): 0.89