Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles
  • Release Date : 15 December 2010
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 340 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 1437778585
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Download or read book entitled Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles by author: Dennis P. Nolan which was release on 15 December 2010 and published by William Andrew with total page 340 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles: for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related Facilities is a general engineering handbook that provides an overview for understanding problems of fire and explosion at oil, gas, and chemical facilities. This handbook offers information about current safety management practices and technical engineering improvements. It also provides practical knowledge about the effects of hydrocarbon fires and explosions and their prevention, mitigation principals, and methodologies. This handbook offers an overview of oil and gas facilities, and it presents insights into the philosophy of protection principles. Properties of hydrocarbons, as well as the characteristics of its releases, fires and explosions, are also provided in this handbook. The book includes chapters about fire- and explosion-resistant systems, fire- and gas-detection systems, alarm systems, and methods of fire suppression. The handbook ends with a discussion about human factors and ergonomic considerations, including human attitude, field devices, noise control, panic, and security. People involved with fire and explosion prevention, such as engineers and designers, will find this book invaluable. A unique practical guide to preventing fires and explosions at oil and gas facilities, based on the author’s extensive experience in the industry An essential reference tool for engineers, designers and others facing fire protection issues Based on the latest NFPA standards and interpretations

SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering

SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering

Author : Morgan J. Hurley,Daniel T. Gottuk,John R. Hall Jr.,Kazunori Harada,Erica D. Kuligowski,Milosh Puchovsky,Jose ́ L. Torero,John M. Watts Jr.,CHRISTOPHER J. WIECZOREK
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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