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Study on Minimum Ignition Energy of Dust Fire/Explosion

MUHAMMAD PUZI, HAZWAN FARID (2014) Study on Minimum Ignition Energy of Dust Fire/Explosion. IRC, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Dust explosion is one of the most massive disasters in the process industries. When the company process plant involve with dust it is difficult to handle as the dust is very fine particle and hard to contain. In this project, it refer to incident happened in Imperial Sugar Refineries, where dust explosion had happened in 2008. In conjunction with dust explosion incident, this project will study on the minimum ignition energy for dust fire and explosion. Mainly, the study will be focusing on the food dust samlples. The study will be done by conducting several experiments on the factors which can initiate the dust fire and explosion. The factors will be studies in this project are the size of the dust and type of the dust. The dusts used in this study are from the food processing industries which is flour and sugar. At the end of study, the minimum ignition energy from each type of dust sample will be determined.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Chemical Engineering - Separation Process
Subject: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Engineering > Chemical
Depositing User: Ahmad Suhairi Mohamed Lazim
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2015 11:38
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:36
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/14522

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