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Electrical Installations in Hazardous Areas

Electrical Installations in Hazardous Areas

by Alan McMillan Eur Ing Alan McMillan CEng FIEE FInst MC


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750637688
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/22/1998
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Area classification; Area classification practice for gases, vapours and mists in freely ventilated situations
Calculation of release rates and the extents of hazardous areas
Area classification practice for gases, vapours and mists in areas which are not freely ventilated
Area classification practice for dusts
Design philosophy for electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
General requirements for explosion protected apparatus (gas, vapour and mist risks)
Apparatus using protection concepts encapsulation 'm', oil immersion 'o' and powder filling 'q'
Apparatus using protection concept flameproof enclosure 'd'
Apparatus using protection concept pressurization 'p'
Apparatus using protection concept increased safety 'e'
Apparatus and systems using protection concept intrinsic safety 'i'
Apparatus using protection concept 'N' ('n')
Protection concepts for apparatus for dust risks
Other methods of protection and future apparatus requirements
Selection of power supply, apparatus and interconnecting cabling system for both gas/vapour/mist risks and dust risks
Installations in explosive atmospheres of gas, vapour, mist and dust
Installation of pressurized apparatus and other uses of the pressurization technique
Installation of intrinsically safe apparatus/associated apparatus and intrinsically safe systems 'i'; Documentation, inspection, test and maintenance of explosion protected apparatus, systems and installations
Radio frequency radiation and static electricity

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