Chapter 4. Combustion and Flammability

  1. CCPS

Published Online: 18 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470038071.ch4

Safe Design and Operation of Process Vents and Emission Control Systems

Safe Design and Operation of Process Vents and Emission Control Systems

How to Cite

CCPS (2006) Combustion and Flammability, in Safe Design and Operation of Process Vents and Emission Control Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470038071.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471792963

Online ISBN: 9780470038079

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Keywords:

  • vent header system design;
  • combustion;
  • flammability;
  • limiting oxidant concentration;
  • deflagrations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Flammable Limits

  • Limiting Oxidant Concentration

  • Deflagrations

  • Pressure Piling

  • Detonation Phenomena

  • References