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NFPA® Guide to Combustible Dusts, 2012 Edition

NFPA Guide to Combustible Dusts, 2012 Edition
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Contents

Preface

List of Color Plates

Chapter 1 Introduction

References

Chapter 2 Explosion Fundamentals

Case Study: DeBruce Grain Elevator

Introduction

Key Points

Combustion of Particulate Solids

Dust Explosion Modeling

Explosibility and Ignitibility Parameters

Factors Influencing Explosibility

Summary

Review Questions

References

Chapter 3 Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

Case Study: An Explosion During the Transfer of a Combustible Solid

Introduction

Key Points

Basic Concepts for the Conduct of PHAs

Commonly Used PHA Techniques

Technique Selection

Documenting the PHA Study

Follow-Up to the PHA

Qualitative Risk Ranking

PHA Revalidation

Summary

Review Questions

References

Chapter 4 Fire Hazard Control

Case Study: Fire and Explosion Incidents

Introduction

Key Points

Issues Relevant to Controlling Combustible Dust Fire Hazards

Summary

Review Questions

References

Chapter 5 Explosion Hazard Control

Case Study: Hayes Lemmerz International

Introduction

Key Points

Ignition Control: A Basic Requirement

Explosion Prevention/Protection Overview

Explosion Prevention by Combustible Concentration Control

Explosion Prevention by Oxidant Concentration Control

Explosion Protection by Deflagration Containment

Explosion Protection by Deflagration Venting

Explosion Protection by Deflagration Suppression

Explosion Protection by Combined Methods

Explosion Isolation by Active Systems

Explosion Isolation by Passive Systems

Secondary Explosion Control by Housekeeping

Summary

Review Questions

References

Chapter 6 Industrial Processes

Case Study: Monsanto-Europe Flaker Flash Fire

Introduction

Key Points

Dust Collection—Air-Material Separators

Pneumatic Conveying

Dryers

Bucket Elevators

Powder Addition to Solvents

Summary

Review Questions

References

Chapter 7 Safety Management Systems

Case Study: The Imperial Sugar Refinery

Introduction

Key Points

Safety Management System Elements

Summary

Review Questions

References

Index

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