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Document ID (ISN)69554
CIS number 97-1310
ISBN(s) 0-7506-2782-4
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lüttgens G., Wilson N.
Title Electrostatic hazards
Bibliographic information Butterworth-Heinemann, Linacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP, United Kingdom, 1997. x, 166p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 30.00.
Abstract Handbook on the dangers of fire and explosion in the workplace due to static electricity. Contents: danger of fire and explosion (conditions for ignition, minimum ignition energy); origins of static electricity; electrostatic discharges as sources of ignition; principles of safety; case histories related to various types of discharges; case histories of fires where static electricity had been suspected as the causing agent but another cause was eventually identified; cases of electric shock due to static electricity.
Descriptors (primary) static electricity; fire hazards; fire, explosions
Descriptors (secondary) case study; electric shock; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany; United Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Electricity