ISBN 9780070704473,Explosions And Explosion-Safety

Explosions And Explosion-Safety



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070704473

ISBN-10 0070704473


Number of Pages 308 Pages
Language (English)

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xplosions and Explosion-Safety comprehensively covers the basics of explosions and explosion-safety. Also, the likely causes and consequences of explosions, as well as the modelling and predictions are dealt with in detail. The book covers: Physical principles governing various kinds of explosions Lucid explanations of methods for modelling and analysing explosions Predictions for blast waves from explosions and simple procedures for determining yield, classifying risks and ensuring safety Assessment of gaseous, dust, condensed phase and physical explosions and bursting of pressure vessels Dispersion of combustible gases and pollutants in atmosphere About the Author Prof. Ramamurthi is the Chairman of the Detonics and Shock Wave Research Panel of the Armaments Research Board of Defence Research and Development Organisation. Table of Contents Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Blast Waves Chapter 3. Energy Release and Rate of Energy Release Chapter 4. Thermal Theory of Explosions Chapter 5. One-Dimensional Combustion Waves Chapter 6. Flames and Detonations in Gaseous Mixtures Chapter 7. Condensed Phase Explosions Chapter 8. Unconfined and Confined Gas Phase Explosions Chapter 9. Dust Explosions Chapter 10. Physical Explosions and Rupture of Pressure Vessels Chapter 11. TNT Equivalence and Yield from Explosions Chapter 12. Atmospheric Dispersion Chapter 13. Quantification of Damages to Life and Property Chapter 14. Risk Analysis and Safety Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C