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Author Lüttgens, Günter.

Title Electrostatic hazards / Günter Lüttgens and Norman Wilson
Published Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth Heinemann, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (x, 166 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Electrostatic Hazards; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Danger of fire and explosion; Chapter 2. Origin of static electricity; Chapter 3. Electrostatic discharges as sources of ignition; Chapter 4. Principles of safety; Chapter 5. Case histories related to brush discharges; Chapter 6. Case histories related to cone or bulking discharges; Chapter 7. Case histories related to propagating brush discharges; Chapter 8. Case histories related to spark discharges; Chapter 9. Case histories not related to static electricity
Summary In the US, UK and Europe there is in excess of one notifiable dust or electrostatic explosion every day of the year. This clearly makes the hazards associated with the handling of materials subject to either cause or react to electrostatic discharge of vital importance to anyone associated with their handling or industrial bulk use. This book provides a comprehensive guide to the dangers of static electricity and how to avoid them. It will prove invaluable to safety managers and professionals, as well as all personnel involved in the activities concerned, in the chemical, agricultural, pharmac
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Electrostatics.
Industrial accidents -- Case studies.
Industrial buildings -- Fires and fire prevention.
Static electricity and fires.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Wilson, Norman, Dr.
ISBN 0080505406 (electronic bk.)
9780080505404 (electronic bk.)