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Principles of Hazard Reduction

  • Ernest C. Magison
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Abstract

In this chapter the philosophy and the methods of reducing explosion hazard are summarized in very general terms. The aim is to establish a conceptual foundation for more detailed consideration of specific means of hazard reduction in the following chapters.

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References

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    National Electrical Code, Articles 500 ff.Google Scholar
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    Maltby, F. L., “History of ISA Committee on Hazardous Area Instrumentation,” Proceedings of 1960 Symposium on Safety for Electrical Instrumentation in Hazardous Areas, ISA, Pittsburgh.Google Scholar
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    Simons, Kögeler, Bijl, “Safety of Electrical Instruments in the Oil Industry,” Institution of Electrical Engineers Paper No. 400I M, November 1962.Google Scholar
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    Recommended Practice RP12.1, “Electrical Instruments in Hazardous Atmospheres,” Instrument Society of America, Pittsburgh.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest C. Magison
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  1. 1.Honeywell Inc.Fort WashingtonUSA

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