Containment Systems: A Design Guide

Other | December 1, 2002

byHirst, Nigel, Nigel Hirst

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This is the only book that covers containment, specifically for the process industries. This Guide covers the range of containment equipment from simple air-flow control devices to enclosures that restrict exposures to well below a microgram per cubic meter averaged over a working day. The selection of a particular containment system for a particular transfer operation can be difficult because of the wide choice available. This Guide provides a structured approach to the selection process.

Covers the legislation for containment guidelines in the US, UK, and Europe

Provides an exhaustive list of containment equipment, including chapters on maintenance and reliability

Shows the engineer how to develop a containment strategy for his/her plant

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This is the only book that covers containment, specifically for the process industries. This Guide covers the range of containment equipment from simple air-flow control devices to enclosures that restrict exposures to well below a microgram per cubic meter averaged over a working day. The selection of a particular containment system ...

Format:OtherDimensions:199 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2002Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080502997

ISBN - 13:9780080502991

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Guide; Legislation; Occupational Hygiene Aspects of Containment; Typical Industrial Operations Requiring Containment; Principles for the Design of Containment Systems; Development of a Containment Strategy; Containment Equipment Types; Control of Wastes and Emissions; Operation and Maintenance of Containment Devices; Validation; Glossary; Appendices