Explosions and static electricity

Niels M Jonassen

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The paper deals with the problem of electrostatic discharges as causes of ignition of vapor/gas and dust/gas mixtures. A series of examples of static-caused explosions will be discussed. The concepts of explosion limits, the incendiveness of various discharge types and safe voltages are explained
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationElectrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium Proceedings, 1995
Publication date1995
ISBN (Print)1-878303-59-7
Publication statusPublished - 1995
EventElectrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium Proceedings, 1995 -
Duration: 1 Jan 1995 → …


ConferenceElectrical Overstress/Electrostatic Discharge Symposium Proceedings, 1995
Period01/01/1995 → …

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