Title: EXVEMA - Explosion Venting Manual
Authors: LABATH NorbertoMAZZOCCHI Sandro
Publisher: European Commission
Publication Year: 1986
JRC Publication N°: JRC4164
Other Identifiers: EUR 10571 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC4164
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: THID IS A MANUAL INTENDED TO HELP THE DESIGN ENGINEER IN THE SELECTION OF THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHODS TO PROTECT A VESSEL, DUCT OR BUILDING FROM OVERPRESSURES CAUSED BY DEFLAGRATIONS. THEORETICAL METHODS ARE OUTLINED AND MANY PRACTICAL METHODS ARE GIVEN TO DEFINE THE DESIGN PARAMETERS AND THE NUMBER OF VENTING DEVICES. SOME RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR A GOOD DETAILED DESIGN OF VENTING DEVICES ARE GIVEN, AS WELL AS SOME RECOMMENDED PRACTICES TO PREVENT DEFLAGRATIONS. A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REVIEW IS INCLUDED, WITH SOME COMMENTS FOR EVERY REFERENCE, WHICH ARE INTENDED AS A GUIDE TO FIND THE REFERENCE(S) THAT MAY HELP THE DESIGN ENGINEER TO GET BETTER UNDERSTANDING AND INFORMATION ABOUT HIS PARTICULAR CASE OR PROBLEM. A COMPUTER PROGRAM CONTAINING MOST METHODS INCLUDED IN CHAPTER III IS AVAILABLE, BUT IT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT.
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