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Relief valves: determination of Required Capacity

Authored by: W. F. Schlegel , R. V. Boyd , B. P. Gupta , B. G. LiptÁk , M. H. Murphy

Volume I Measurement and Safety

Print publication date:  October  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498727648
eBook ISBN: 9781315370330
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Protection against overpressure is one of the most important design tasks in the chemical, petrochemical, oil, and gas industries. The various causes of overpressure fall into two broad categories: fire conditions and process conditions. The purpose of overpressure protection systems is to reduce or eliminate the potential for overpressure-initiated explosions and fires.

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