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Rolf Kristian Eckhoff

Professor Emeritus
  • E-mailRolf.Eckhoff@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 28 58
  • Visitor Address
    Allégaten 55
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Fighting dust explosion hazards in the process industries. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1-5.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Origin and development of the Godbert-Greenwald furnace for measuring minimum ignition temperatures of dust clouds. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 17-24.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Measuring hot-surface minimum ignition temperatures of dust clouds - History, present, future. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 63-76.
  • Show author(s) 2019. A brief review on the effect of particle size on the laminar burning velocity of flammable dust: application in a CFD tool for industrial applications. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1-6.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Ignition of Combustible Dust Clouds by Strong Capacitive Electric Sparks of Short Discharge Times. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie. 1683-1707.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Dust explosions in the process industries: Research in the twenty-first century. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 337-342.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Electrostatic dust explosion hazards - towards a <1mJ synchronized-spark generator for determination of MIEs of ignition sensitive transient dust clouds. Journal of Electrostatics. 66-72.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Is the safe performance of flame gaps in flameproof electrical apparatus deteriorated by rusting and mechanical damage? Part 2: Group IIB and IIC gases. Process safety progress. 49-55.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Influence of liquid and vapourized solvents on explosibility of pharmaceutical excipient dusts. Process safety progress. 374-379.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Experimental and numerical investigation of constant volume dust and gas explosions in a 3.6-mflame acceleration tube. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 164-176.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Validation of the DESC code in simulating the effect of vent ducts on dust explosions. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 6057-6067.
  • Show author(s) 2013. On the application of the Levenberg-Marquardt Method in conjunction with an explicit runge-kutta and an implicit Rosenbrock Method to assess burning velocities from confined deflagrations. Flow Turbulence and Combustion. 281-317.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Is the safe performance of flame gaps in flameproof electrical apparatus deteriorated by rusting and mechanical damage? Part 1: Group IIA gases. Process safety progress. 49-56.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Explosibility of polyamide and polyester fibers. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1627-1633.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Explosibility of micron- and nano-size titanium powders. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1646-1654.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Review of the explosibility of nontraditional dusts. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 7651-7655.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Partial inerting - A possible means of eliminating the brush-discharge-ignition hazard with explosive gases and vapours? Journal of Electrostatics. 474-480.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Effect of rusting and mechanical damage of gap surfaces on efficiency of flame gaps in flameproof electrical apparatus. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 317-325.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Does the dust explosion risk increase when moving from mu m-particle powders to powders of nm-particles? Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 448-459.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Effects of significant damage of flame gap surfaces in flameproof electrical apparatus on flame gap efficiency. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 552-557.
  • Show author(s) 2010. On the minimum ignition energy (MIE) for propane/air. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 293-297.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Dust explosion causation, prevention and mitigation. An overview. Journal of Chemical Health and Safety. 15-28.
  • Show author(s) 2010. A new method for generation of synchronized capacitive sparks of low energy. Reconsideration of previously published findings. Journal of Electrostatics. 73-78.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Understanding dust explosions. The role of powder science and technology. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 105-116.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Measurement of minimum ignition energies of dust clouds in the < 1 mJ region (submitted). Combustion and Flame.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Measurement of minimum ignition energies of dust clouds in the < 1 mJ region. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 237-244.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Electrostatic spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds of MIE < 1 mJ. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 396-401.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Initiation of dust explosions by electric spark discharges triggered by the explosive dust cloud itself. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 154-160.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Differences and similarities of gas and dust explosions: A critical evaluation of the European 'ATEX' directives in relation to dusts. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 553-560.
  • Show author(s) 2006. A new method for generation of synchronised capacitive sparks of low energy. Journal of Electrostatics. 263-272.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Simulating dust explosions with the first version of DESC. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 151-160.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 225-237.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Partial inerting - an additional degree of freedom in dust explosion protection. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 187-193.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Venteo de explosiones de polvo en equipos de proceso. La necesidad de un enfoque diferenciado para el dimensionamiento de venteos. Ingeniería Química. 89-102.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Design of electrical equipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Why dust standards cannot be extensively harmonised with gas standards. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 201-208.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Design of electrical equipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Why dust standards cannot be extensively harmonised with gas standards. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 201-208.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane/air and cylindrical holes. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 341-347.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane/air and cylindrical holes. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 341-347.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Design of electrical equiment for areas containing combustible dust Why dust standards cannot be extensively harmonised with gas standards. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 8.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions Some preliminary results for propane/air cylindrical holes. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 7.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Understanding dust explosions. The role of powder science and technology. Kona Powder Science and Technology.. 54-67.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Understanding Dust Explosions. The role of Powder Science and Technology (Review). Kona : Powder and Particle. 54-67.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries: A survey of recent research and delopment. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 3-20.
  • Show author(s) 1995. Violence of dust explosisons in integrated systems. Process safety progress. 131-138.
  • Show author(s) 1995. Auto-ignition of CH%e/air, CH%e/C%dH%i/air and CH%e/CO%c/air using a 1 litre ignition bomb. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 69-84.
  • Show author(s) 1982. Pressure development due to turbulent flame propagation in large-scale methane-air explosions. Combustion and Flame. 31-52.
Report
  • Show author(s) 1981. The influence of obstacles on flame propagation and pressure development in a large vented tube. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2016. A model validation framework for the dust explosion simulator FLACS-DustEx: Challenges, limitations and possibilities.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2018. Turbulence modulation modelling in the CFD simulator FLACS-DustEx.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Effect of particle size on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Improved modelling of particle-laden flow in the CFD simulator FLACS-DustEx.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Effects of mechanical damage and rusting of flame gap surfaces in the flameproof electrical apparatus for IIB and IIC gases.
  • Show author(s) 2011. EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF MIEs OF PROPANE/(AIR + N2) AND ETYLENE/(AIR + N2) MIXTURES.
  • Show author(s) 2010. MESG for propane/air in standard circular-flange experiments. Influence of sandblasting and corrosion of flame gap surfaces.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Effects of various kinds of damage of flame gap surfaces in flameproof apparatus on flame gap efficiency.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Improved correlations for turbulent burning velocity and flame thickness in the CFD code DESC.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Electrostatic spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds of MIE < 1 mJ (submitted).
  • Show author(s) 2005. Course on "Prevention and mitigation of explosions" held in Bahrain.
  • Show author(s) 2005. ATEX in relation to dusts. A critical evaluation.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Simulation of industrial dust explosions and large-scale experiments with the first version of DESC.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Simulating dust explosions with the first version of DESC.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Initiation of dust explosions by electric spark discharges triggered by the explosive dust cloud itself.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research.
  • Show author(s) 2004. A critical view on the treatment of combustible powders/dusts in the European ‘Atex 100a’ and ‘Atex 118a’ Directives.
  • Show author(s) 2004. A critical view on the treatment of combustible powders/dusts in the European Atex 100aand Atex 118aDirectives.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Om støveksplosjoner.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Forskjell på støv- og gass i forbindelse med standardisering av elektrisk utstyr for eksplosjonsfarlige områder.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Diverse aspekter ved støveksplosjoner.
  • Show author(s) 2000. The role of the reaction surface in ignition of metal particles.
  • Show author(s) 2000. The role of the reaction surface in ignition of metal particles.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Instabilities and regimes of flame propagation in metal particle clouds.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Instabilities and regimes of flame propagation in metal particle clouds.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Zündfähige Stäube - potentielles Dynamit in der Industrie. (Skriftlig basis for foredraget var Eckhoffs bok "Dust explosions in the process industries" 2. utg. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 1997).
  • Show author(s) 1998. Dust explosions in the process industries, Recent research and development and unsolved problems.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Design of electrical equipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Limitations as to the applicability of design consepts developed for combustible gas.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Design of electrical eqipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Limitations as to the applicability of design concepts developed for combustible gas atmospheres.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane/air and cylindrical holes.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane air and cylindrical holes.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Testing of ignitability and explosibility of dust clouds in the process industries.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Explosion incidents - causes and effects.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Dust explosuin hazards in the silicon crushing and grinding industry.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. A survey of recent research and development.
  • Show author(s) 1981. Large-scale experiments on flame and pressure development.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) 2005. Explosion hazards in the process industries.
Non-fiction book
  • Show author(s) 1994. Safety on offshore process installations: North Sea. [Mangler utgivernavn].
  • Show author(s) 1994. Dust explosions in the process industries (Paperback ed.). [Mangler utgivernavn].
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) 2016. Electric spark energy required for igniting transient clouds of lycopodium dust in air using inherent dust cloud triggering of spark discharge. Influences of selected experimental parameters.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Minimum ignition energy of propane and ethylene in atmospheres of various O2/N2 ratios.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Experimental investigation of the influence of mechanical and corrosion damage of gap surfaces on the efficiency of flame gap surfaces on flame gaps in flameproof apparatus.
  • Show author(s) 2010. An Experimental Study of the Influence of Major Damage of Flame Gap Surfaces in Flameproof Apparatus on the Ability of the Gaps to Prevent Gas Explosion Transmission.
  • Show author(s) 2010. An Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Mechanical Damage, Rust and Dust on the Ability of Flame Gaps to Prevent Gas Explosion Transmission.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Determination of the minimum ignition energy (MIE) of premixed propane/air.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Minste gnistenergi for antennelse av eksplosive blandinger av propan og luft.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Identifikasjon av en optimal kompetanseprofil innen teknisk sikkerhet for en ingeniørbedrift I petroleumsindustrien.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Measurement of auto-ignition temperatures (AITs) of fuel/air and fuel/air/N2 mixtures.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2015. Scaling of dust explosion violence from laboratory scale to full industrial scale: A challenging case history from the past. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 271-280.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2018. Dust Explosion Protection research: practical engineering perspectives.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Flame propagation in dust clouds.
  • Show author(s) 2011. A study of selected problems related to accidental process fires.
  • Show author(s) 2011. A study of selected problems related to accidental process fires.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Electric spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds in the sub 1 mJ range.
Documentary
  • Show author(s) 2017. Overdrevet "klimagevinst".
  • Show author(s) 2017. Full elektrifisering er et blindspor.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Full electrification is dead-end, Article in Bergens Tidende, 3. oktober (2017).
  • Show author(s) 2017. Exaggerated "climate gains" article in Bergens Tidende.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2000. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. Research and delevopment 1990-1994. 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Industrielle støveksplosjoner. Årsaker, virkninger, forebygggende arbeid. 10 pages.
Other
  • Show author(s) 2000. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. Research and delevopment 1990-1994. 57-82.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2019. Effect of particle size on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx.
  • Show author(s) 2019. A review of the effect of particle size and particle concentratyion on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx: a simplified approach.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2019. Measurement of minimum ignition energies (MIEs) of dust clouds - History, present, future. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 147-159.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Water vapour explosions - A brief review. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 188-198.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosions (BLEVEs): A brief review. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 30-43.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Influence of dispersibility and coagulation on the dust explosion risk presented by powders consisting of nm-particles. Powder Technology. 223-230.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Show author(s) 2010. Guest editorial: A dust explosion mitigation approach for the future: numerical modeling. Powder and Bulk Engineering International. 3-4.

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