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. Approx. 150 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified