13.  Determination of Explosion Limits, Maximum Explosion Pressure and Maximum Rate of Pressure Rise for an Air- Fuel Gas Explosion

Authors: M. Prodan, I. Nalboc and A. Szöllösi-Mota


Abstract:

Explosions, whether or not followed by fires are destructive phenomena, with major social and economic implications, especially given the current technologies. Therefore, the risk assessment associated with each explosion is the duty of every employer to ensure the safety and health by implementing risk management requirements prescribed by regulations. To assess the risk of explosion and explosion expertise of such events, it is necessary to know the parameters of explosion characteristics of air mixtures - flammable substances. Development of methods for determining the explosion characteristic parameters of air - combustible substances mixtures increase the capacity of expertise in explosions, the extension of knowledge about the explosion phenomenon and increase the occupational health and safety by using experimental data obtained in developing the explosion proof protection measures. Determination of explosion parameters plays an important role in the primary phase of explosion risk assessment and conformity assessment stage equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.


Keywords: explosion, explosion limits, maximum explosion pressure

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