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Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants

A Guide to Mitigating Risk, 1st Edition

By Alireza Bahadori

CRC Press

564 pages

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Description

Due to an increase in the wide-range of chemicals in petrochemical processing industries, as well as frequency of use, there has been a steady rise in flammability problems and other hazards. Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants: A Guide to Mitigating Risk outlines the necessities of explosion protection in oil, gas and ch

Table of Contents

Classification of Fires and Fire Hazard Properties. Hazardous Area Classification. Layout and Spacing. Fire Alarm Systems and Automatic Detectors. Firefighting Sprinkler Systems. Carbon Dioxide Gas Fire Extinguishing Systems. Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishing Systems. Foam Generating and Proportioning Systems. Fire-Fighting and Fire Protection Facilities.

About the Author

Alireza Bahadori, PhD, is a research staff member in the School of Environment, Science & Engineering, at Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia. He received his PhD from Curtin University, Western Australia. Dr. Bahadori is the recipient of the Australian government's Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Award as part of his research in oil and gas area. He also received a top-up award from state government of Western Australia through Western Australia Energy Research Alliance (WA:ERA) in 2009. Dr. Bahadori serves as a member of the editorial board for a number of journals, and he is the author of over 200 articles and six books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science