Gas Explosion Handbook

Paperback | January 1, 2018

byKees Van WingerdenEditorKees Van Wingerden

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Gas Explosion Handbook provides an overview of the latest research on gas explosion hazards within the oil and gas industry, and is the only book which focuses specifically on gas explosions. The book is informed by the author's long experience in safety consulting, supporting his findings with examples and case studies. This useful resource reviews all relevant scientific and technical work performed in the field, and presents important lessons on release phenomena, dispersion processes, ignition sources and their properties, explosion processes and phenomena, blast waves, modeling of release, dispersion and explosion, hazardous area classification, and probabilities of release and ignition. The current regulatory frameworks, both onshore and offshore, from several countries are also reviewed, together with national and international standards supporting these regulations. The book is suitable for those new to the area as well as experienced professionals. Provides an overview of the latest research on gas explosion hazards within the oil and gas industry Designed to prevent accidents, injury, loss of life, and capital damage Includes onshore and offshore International regulatory standards Features the different type of models for gas explosions, and provides guidance as to which model is appropriate to a situation Covers tactics for conducting gas explosion safety studies, considering ventilation, gas dispersion and gas explosions for traditional platform constructions, FPSO s, and FLNG s

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Gas Explosion Handbook provides an overview of the latest research on gas explosion hazards within the oil and gas industry, and is the only book which focuses specifically on gas explosions. The book is informed by the author's long experience in safety consulting, supporting his findings with examples and case studies. This useful re...

Van Wingerden has been working in the field of gas explosion safety since 1977. His career has been devoted to gas and dust explosion research and consultancy
Format:PaperbackDimensions:750 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 2018Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128016965

ISBN - 13:9780128016961

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to gas explosions 2. Formation of flammable clouds 3. Ignition sources 4. Explosions 5. Detonations 6. Loading and response of structures 7. Prevention of explosions 8. Mitigation of explosions 9. Regulations and standards related to gas explosions 10. Management and assessment of gas explosion hazards 11. Special hazards