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PDVSA

ENGINEERING DESIGN MANUAL


VOLUME 4II ENGINEERING GUIDELINE

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90619.1.102

ENGINEERING GUIDE FOR DETERMINING ELECTRICAL AREA CLASSIFICATION

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NOV.02
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ENGINEERING GUIDELINE

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ENGINEERING GUIDE FOR DETERMINING ELECTRICAL AREA CLASSIFICATION


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INTRODUCTION
1.1 Purpose
The purpose of this engineering specification is to provide designers and vendors with the minimum technical requirements for Determining Electrical Area Classification for use in industrial installations owned by PDVSA. PDVSA has decided to adopt the PIP (Process Industry Practices) documents: ELEHA01 Engineering Guide for Determining Electrical Area Classification as an integral part of the Engineering Design Manual (MID).

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PDVSA 90619.1.102 Rev.0, Nov.02 Engineering Guide for Determining Electrical Area Classification

FORM NO. 1 FLAMMABLE/COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS PLANT Process Unit or Building No. PROJECT # PREPARED BY DATE

Applicable for Class I Only Material

Class II Only Particle Density

Applicable for Class I or Class II

Vapor Density (Air=1)

Flash Point

Lower Flammable Limit (LFL) vol. %

Ignition Temp.

Class

Group

NEC T-Code (Note 1)

C (F) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

kg/m3 (lb/ft3)

C (F)

Note 1: National Electrical Code (NEC) Temperature Class (T-Code). Refer to NEC-2002 Article 500-5d

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PDVSA 90619.1.102 Rev.0, Nov.02 Engineering Guide for Determining Electrical Area Classification

FORM NO. 1 (Cont.) FLAMMABLE/COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS PLANT Process Unit or Building No. PROJECT # PREPARED BY DATE

Applicable for Class I Only Material

Class II Only Particle Density

Applicable for Class I or Class II

Vapor Density (Air=1)

Flash Point

Lower Flammable Limit (LFL) vol. %

Ignition Temp.

Class

Group

NEC T-Code (Note 1)

C (F) 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 12 23 24

kg/m3 (lb/ft3)

C (F)

Note 1: National Electrical Code (NEC) Temperature Class (T-Code). Refer to NEC-2002 Article 500-5d

TO FILL THIS FORM, CLICK HERE FORM NO. 2 SOURCES OF RELEASE PLANT Process Unit or Building No. Classification Method:
1 No 2 3 Source of release Description Location

PDVSA 90619.1.102 Rev.0, Nov.02 Engineering Guide for Determining Electrical Area Classification

PROJECT #

PREPARED BY

DATE

Zone
4 Grade of release

Division
5

Extent Dimensions:
7 State Type

ft
9 Div. or Zone Type 0-1-2 10 11 Hazardous area Div. or Zone extent m or ft 12 Reference 13 Any other relevant information and remarks

6 Flammable material Operating Reference 1) temperature and pressure

8 Ventilation Degree Availability

C (F)

kPa

Size (gal)

Pressure (psi)

Flow (gpm)

1)

Quote the number of list in Form 1. V Vertical; H Horizontal Note: The organization and structure of this form was modeled after the Hazardous Area Classification Data Sheet Part II in ISA-TR12.24.01

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PDVSA 90619.1.102 Rev.0, Nov.02 Engineering Guide for Determining Electrical Area Classification

FORM NO. 2 (Cont.) SOURCES OF RELEASE PLANT Process Unit or Building No. Classification Method:
1 No 2 3 Source of release Description Location

PROJECT #

PREPARED BY

DATE

Zone
4 Grade of release

Division
5

Extent Dimensions:
7 State Type

ft
9 Div. or Zone Type 0-1-2 10 11 Hazardous area Div. or Zone extent m or ft 12 Reference 13 Any other relevant information and remarks

6 Flammable material Operating Reference 1) temperature and pressure

8 Ventilation Degree Availability

C (F)

kPa

Size (gal)

Pressure (psi)

Flow (gpm)

1) Quote the number of list in Form 1. V Vertical; H Horizontal Note: The organization and structure of this form was modeled after the Hazardous Area Classification Data Sheet Part II in ISA-TR12.24.01