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Vent sizing for dust
Vent sizing for dust

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the burden rests with the USER of these spreadsheets to review ALL calculations. The USER IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE for the results or decisions based on calculations.1-bar --.max > Pstat -1 ---. visit @ cheresources. and assumptions.(this generally corresponds to the design of low-strength building enclosures) Pstat ≤ 0. Part 1 NOTE: Always begin a new case by retrieving the original file. or incorrect calculations. The equations for EQUIPMENT are valid for: · · · · · · · · vessel volume 0. I ha attempted to capture all calculation methodology and incorporate within this program.VDI Vent .HELP! PRESSURE VENTING OF DUST EXPLOSIONS VDI-RICHTLINIEN . VDI 3673. A copy of the VDI Code should be obtained and used in conjunction with this spreadsheet.1-bar < Pred ≤ 2-bar low mass pressure venting device (specific mass below 0.com for additional selections.1-bar < Pred ≤ 2-bar Pred.max ≤ 0. I format cells requiring entry as RED. Part 1.02-bar < Pred. dmcoffman@aol. as to the accuracy of the data and other information set forth and assumes NO liability for any losses or damage resulting from the use of the materials or application of the data.. -1 maximum explosion overpressure 5-bar ≤ Pmax ≤ 10-bar for a dust specidfic characteristic of 10-bar·m·s ≤ Kst ≤ 300-bar·m·s 300-bar·m·s -1 maximum explosion overpressure 5-bar ≤ Pmax ≤ 12-bar for a dust specidfic characteristic of < Kst ≤ 800-bar·m·s -1 L/De ≤ 20 --. November 2002 is the basis for this calculation methodology. expressed or implied.000−m 3 3 static activation overpressure of pressure venting device 0.L/De is limited in the way that the maximum vent area shall not be greater than the cross-sectio area of the vessel or silo.5 kg m ) maximum explosion overpressure 5-bar ≤ Pmax ≤ 10-bar for a dust specidfic characteristic of 10-bar·m·s ≤ Kst ≤ 300-bar·m·s venting efficiency Ef = 1 -1 -1 -2 Print out using direct Excel commands.5 · Pred.max maximum reduced explosion overpressure 0.Explanatory and Warning notes are provided via Excel Comment Boxes and Data Validation (utilizing the MS Office Assistant"). See the Workbook Help Sheet for Additional Instructions on Use. Consistent with GOOD ENGINEERING PRACTICE.Pstat shall be the upper tolerance value of the pressure venting device. . <<<<<<<< Psafety © January 2001. Direct entry of data in cells that originally contain table lookups could cause functions to be lost. This application is provided by Chemical Engineers Resource Website. This Spreadsheet Requires MACROS to be ENABLED to ASSURE proper operation. calculated values are black.VDI 3673. venting efficiency Ef = 1 The equations for BUILDING ENCLOSURES are valid for: · · · · · · maximum reduced explosion overpressure 0.com Page 1 .1-m ≤ 10. by Don Coffman >>>>>>>> The originator of these spreadsheet(s) specifically excludes all warranties.1-bar ≤ Pstat ≤ 1-bar maximum reduced explosion overpressure 0.

981-0. or 2.64 -lbf explosion dusts .max -0. Pmax.00 2.max · A 0.max = -0. 41.753 1..1 ·V 0.2 · ( C1 .578 2. · · Reaction/Recoil Force resulting from deflagration equals : FR. max + 0.768 meter or 2 8.45-psi bar.01907·l 2.C2 ) · ( 1 .119 cu ft height/diameter bar-m/sec B · [ 1+C · log ( L / De )] [3.32 -meter for vertical pressure venting or 39.01/08/06 PRESSURE VENTING OF DUST EXPLOSIONS For Vessels.3 · (A · V C2 = (0.100 8 -bar.max: Pstat: Pmax: Av = B = 2.264·10 · Pmax·Kst·(Pred. max = ' ' -0.6 ) ·l ] = = 2.max = α · Av · Pred. for a distance of 9. Lf = 31.564·Pred. or 116-psi Vessel Volume: Vessel L/De Ratio: Kst: 60.1)· Pred.max P red.317 0.569 + 0.107.27 ft 2 · · Effects of Vent Ducting : 1 < L/De Ratio > 6 Duct Length. 36.0586· l +1.27·(Pstat .2 · Pred.753 = 0.max = 182. Part 1 SERVICE: fd Dust: PAPER DUST Pred.768 (-4.000 0.5 ]·V 0.090 -psig · · Flame & Pressure Propagation resulting from deflagration equals : Flame length.53 meter meter ls P red.37 = 4. or 1.max) -5 -0.814 -bar….VDI 3673. or 29.023 )· Pred.a = 0.L/De ) + C1 C1 = Pred.VDI Psafety© January 2001 .00-psi -bar.0. max · [ 1 + 17.70 200 cu meter..489 -barg or ….758) = Av = 0. l : 8 3.max FR. Silos. max = 0.15 -meter for horizontal pressure venting ….18 = 0..79 meter ….86 kN or …. and other Equipment VDI-RICHTLINIEN .305 · log Pred.

964-cu ft equiv diameter A = [ 3.00-ft meter.753 · [ 1 + C · log( L3 / De ) ] 5. or 10.055 meter or 2 2734. or 116-psi bar-m/sec L2 : L3 : Volume: De : 3. or 71.29 36.045 8 200 -bar.max -5 -0.VDI 3673.42 meter.45-ps -bar.100 0.00-ft meter. Part 1 SERVICE: Making Mezzanine Dust: PAPER DUST L1 : Pred.569 ·V 0.05 18.58 2038.VDI Psafety© January 2001 .264·10 · Pmax· Kst · Pred. max + 0.063 C = ( -4.305 · log Pred.03 8.65-ps bar. or 0.01/08/06 PRESSURE VENTING OF DUST EXPLOSIONS For Low Strength Building Enclosures VDI-RICHTLINIEN .00-ft cu meter. or 60.758 ) = A = 254.max: Pstat: Pmax: Kst: 0. or 1.65 ft 2 explosion dusts . or 120.

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