Guidelines, Standards, and Regulations

  • Frederick J. Edeskuty
  • Walter F. Stewart
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)


Many documents, both formal and informal, exist to advise on or specify methods for the design, construction, and operation of cryogenic systems. These documents are variously known as rules, guidelines, standards, codes, and regulations, and any of them can address any facet of the handling of a cryogenic fluid. A general goal of all of these documents is to minimize risk of injury to personnel and damage to facilities and to promote safety by informing all interested parties of required, accepted, and preferable methods of proceeding when working with a cryogenic fluid.


Liquid Hydrogen American Petroleum Institute National Fire Protection Association American National Standard Institute Cryogenic Fluid 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick J. Edeskuty
    • 1
  • Walter F. Stewart
    • 1
  1. 1.Los Alamos National Laboratory (Retired)Los AlamosUSA

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