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Rolf Kristian Eckhoff

Professor
  • E-mailRolf.Eckhoff@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 28 58
  • Visitor Address
    Allegt. 55
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
Academic article
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2019. Measuring hot-surface minimum ignition temperatures of dust clouds - History, present, future. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 63-76.
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Skjold, Trygve; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; van Wingerden, Kees. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2017. Ignition of Combustible Dust Clouds by Strong Capacitive Electric Sparks of Short Discharge Times. Zeitschrift fur physikalische Chemie (Munchen. 1991). 1683-1707.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2016. Dust explosions in the process industries: Research in the twenty-first century. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 337-342.
  • Olsen, Werner; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Ringdal, Linn; Steiner, Marianne; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Hossain, Md Nur; Amyotte, Paul; Abuswer, Meftah; Dastidar, Ashok; Khan, Faisal; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Chunmiao, Yuan. 2014. Influence of liquid and vapourized solvents on explosibility of pharmaceutical excipient dusts. Process safety progress. 374-379.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Castellanos, Diana; Olsen, Kjetil Lien; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Castellanos, Diana; Skjold, Trygve; Van Wingerden, Kees; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Mannan, M. Sam. 2013. Validation of the DESC code in simulating the effect of vent ducts on dust explosions. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 6057-6067.
  • Dahoe, Arief E.; Skjold, Trygve; Roekaerts, Dirk J.E.M.; Pasman, Hans J.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Hanjalic, Kemal; Donze, Marcel. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Opsvik, Harald Edvard Ziel; Grov, Arild; Solheim, Fredrik. 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.
  • Iarossi, Ivan; Amyotte, Paul R.; Khan, Faisal I.; Marmo, Luca; Dastidar, Ashok G.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2013. Explosibility of polyamide and polyester fibers. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1627-1633.
  • Boilard, Simon P.; Amyotte, Paul R.; Khan, Faisal I.; Dastidar, Ashok G.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2013. Explosibility of micron- and nano-size titanium powders. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1646-1654.
  • Worsfold, S. Morgan; Amyotte, Paul R.; Khan, Faisal I.; Dastidar, Ashok G.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2012. Review of the explosibility of nontraditional dusts. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 7651-7655.
  • Henden, Marte Johanne Hagenes; Kosinski, Pawel Jan; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Olsen, Werner; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2012. Partial inerting - A possible means of eliminating the brush-discharge-ignition hazard with explosive gases and vapours? Journal of Electrostatics. 474-480.
  • Solheim, Fredrik; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Grov, Arild; Opsvik, Harald Edvard Ziel; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Ngo, My; Olsen, Werner. 2010. On the minimum ignition energy (MIE) for propane/air. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 293-297.
  • Amyotte, P.R.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2010. Dust explosion causation, prevention and mitigation. An overview. Journal of Chemical Health and Safety. 15-28.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Olsen, Werner. 2010. A new method for generation of synchronized capacitive sparks of low energy. Reconsideration of previously published findings. Journal of Electrostatics. 73-78.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2009. Understanding dust explosions. The role of powder science and technology. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 105-116.
  • Randeberg, Erlend; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2007. Measurement of minimum ignition energies of dust clouds in the < 1 mJ region (submitted). Combustion and Flame.
  • Randeberg, Erlend; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2007. Measurement of minimum ignition energies of dust clouds in the < 1 mJ region. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 237-244.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Randeberg, Erlend. 2007. Electrostatic spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds of MIE < 1 mJ. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 396-401.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Hansen, Olav Roald; Storvik, Idar E.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2006. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries.
  • Randeberg, Erlend; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Randeberg, Erlend; Olsen, Werner; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2006. A new method for generation of synchronised capacitive sparks of low energy. Journal of Electrostatics. 263-272.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Hansen, Olav Roald; Taraldset, Ole Jacob; Storvik, Idar E.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2005. Simulating dust explosions with the first version of DESC. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 151-160.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2005. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 225-237.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Partial inerting - an additional degree of freedom in dust explosion protection. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 187-193.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf K. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Larsen, Ø.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Larsen, Ø.; Eckhoff, Rolf K. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Larsen, Øystein; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1997. Understanding dust explosions. The role of powder science and technology. Kona Powder Science and Technology.. 54-67.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1997. Understanding Dust Explosions. The role of Powder Science and Technology (Review). Kona : Powder and Particle. 54-67.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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.
  • Wingerden, K. van; Pedersen, G.H.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1995. Violence of dust explosisons in integrated systems. Process safety progress. 131-138.
  • Kong, D.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Alfert, F. 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.
  • Moen, Ingar; Lee, JHS; Hjertager, Bjørn H; Fuhre, K; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1982. Pressure development due to turbulent flame propagation in large-scale methane-air explosions. Combustion and Flame. 31-52.
Report
  • Hjertager, Bjørn H; Moen, Ingar; Lee, JHS; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Fuhre, K; Krest, O. 1981. The influence of obstacles on flame propagation and pressure development in a large vented tube. .
Lecture
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Skjold, Trygve; Wingerden, Kees van; Hisken, Helene; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. 2016. A model validation framework for the dust explosion simulator FLACS-DustEx: Challenges, limitations and possibilities.
Academic lecture
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Skjold, Trygve; Mauri, Lorenzo; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Wingerden, Kees van. 2018. Turbulence modulation modelling in the CFD simulator FLACS-DustEx.
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Skjold, Trygve; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Wingerden, Kees van; Hoffmann, Alex Christian. 2018. Effect of particle size on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx.
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Mauri, Lorenzo; Skjold, Trygve; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Wingerden, Kees van; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2017. Improved modelling of particle-laden flow in the CFD simulator FLACS-DustEx.
  • Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Ringdal, Linn; Steiner, Marianne; Larsen, Eivin. 2012. Effects of mechanical damage and rusting of flame gap surfaces in the flameproof electrical apparatus for IIB and IIC gases.
  • Henden, Marte Johanne Hagenes; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Kosinski, Pawel Jan. 2011. EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF MIEs OF PROPANE/(AIR + N2) AND ETYLENE/(AIR + N2) MIXTURES.
  • Opsvik, Harald Edvard Ziel; Grov, Arild; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2010. MESG for propane/air in standard circular-flange experiments. Influence of sandblasting and corrosion of flame gap surfaces.
  • Grov, Arild; Opsvik, Harald Edvard Ziel; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2010. Effects of various kinds of damage of flame gap surfaces in flameproof apparatus on flame gap efficiency.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Dahoe, A.E.; Melheim, Jens. 2008. Improved correlations for turbulent burning velocity and flame thickness in the CFD code DESC.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Randeberg, Erlend. 2006. Electrostatic spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds of MIE < 1 mJ (submitted).
  • Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2005. Course on "Prevention and mitigation of explosions" held in Bahrain.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2005. ATEX in relation to dusts. A critical evaluation.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Simulation of industrial dust explosions and large-scale experiments with the first version of DESC.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Hansen, Olav Roald; Storvik, I.E.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests.
  • Skjold, Trygve; Arntzen, Bjørn Johan; Hansen, Olav Roald; Taraldset, Ole Jacob; Storvik, I.E.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Simulating dust explosions with the first version of DESC.
  • Randeberg, Erlend; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Initiation of dust explosions by electric spark discharges triggered by the explosive dust cloud itself.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. A critical view on the treatment of combustible powders/dusts in the European ‘Atex 100a’ and ‘Atex 118a’ Directives.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2004. A critical view on the treatment of combustible powders/dusts in the European Atex 100aand Atex 118aDirectives.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2003. Om støveksplosjoner.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2003. Forskjell på støv- og gass i forbindelse med standardisering av elektrisk utstyr for eksplosjonsfarlige områder.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2003. Diverse aspekter ved støveksplosjoner.
  • Zolotko, A.N.; Vovchuk, Ya.I.; Shevchuk, V.G.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2000. The role of the reaction surface in ignition of metal particles.
  • Zolotko, AN; Vovchuk, Ya.I; Shevchuk, V.G.; Eckhoff, Rolf K. 2000. The role of the reaction surface in ignition of metal particles.
  • Shevchuk, V.G.; Zolotko, AN; Eckhoff, Rolf K. 2000. Instabilities and regimes of flame propagation in metal particle clouds.
  • Shevchuk, V.G.; Zolotko, A.N.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2000. Instabilities and regimes of flame propagation in metal particle clouds.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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).
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1998. Dust explosions in the process industries, Recent research and development and unsolved problems.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1998. Design of electrical equipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Limitations as to the applicability of design consepts developed for combustible gas.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1998. Design of electrical eqipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Limitations as to the applicability of design concepts developed for combustible gas atmospheres.
  • Larsen, Ø.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1998. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane/air and cylindrical holes.
  • Larsen, Ø.; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1998. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane air and cylindrical holes.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1996. Testing of ignitability and explosibility of dust clouds in the process industries.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1996. Explosion incidents - causes and effects.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1996. Dust explosuin hazards in the silicon crushing and grinding industry.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1994. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. A survey of recent research and development.
  • Hjertager, Bjørn H; Fuhre, K; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1981. Large-scale experiments on flame and pressure development.
Academic monograph
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2005. Explosion hazards in the process industries.
Non-fiction book
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1994. Safety on offshore process installations: North Sea. [Mangler utgivernavn].
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1994. Dust explosions in the process industries (Paperback ed.). [Mangler utgivernavn].
Masters thesis
  • Magtuto, Michelle. 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.
  • Henden, Marte Johanne Hagenes. 2011. Minimum ignition energy of propane and ethylene in atmospheres of various O2/N2 ratios.
  • Opsvik, Harald Edvard Ziel. 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.
  • Arild, Grov. 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.
  • Solheim, Fredrik. 2010. An Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Mechanical Damage, Rust and Dust on the Ability of Flame Gaps to Prevent Gas Explosion Transmission.
  • Ngo, My. 2009. Determination of the minimum ignition energy (MIE) of premixed propane/air.
  • Kleppa, Oddgeir. 2008. Minste gnistenergi for antennelse av eksplosive blandinger av propan og luft.
  • Knudsen, Sissel Helene. 2008. Identifikasjon av en optimal kompetanseprofil innen teknisk sikkerhet for en ingeniørbedrift I petroleumsindustrien.
  • Thomassen, Hanne Gøril. 2007. Measurement of auto-ignition temperatures (AITs) of fuel/air and fuel/air/N2 mixtures.
Popular scientific article
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 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
  • Snoeys, Jef. 2018. Dust Explosion Protection research: practical engineering perspectives.
  • Skjold, Trygve. 2014. Flame propagation in dust clouds.
  • Drange, Leiv Anfinn. 2011. A study of selected problems related to accidental process fires.
  • Drange, Leiv Anfin. 2011. A study of selected problems related to accidental process fires.
  • Randeberg, Erlend. 2006. Electric spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds in the sub 1 mJ range.
Documentary
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Csernai, László Pál; Vaagen, Jan S. 2017. Overdrevet "klimagevinst".
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Csernai, László Pál; Vaagen, Jan S. 2017. Full elektrifisering er et blindspor.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Csernai, László Pál; Vaagen, Jan S. 2017. Full electrification is dead-end, Article in Bergens Tidende, 3. oktober (2017).
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Csernai, László Pál; Vaagen, Jan S. 2017. Exaggerated "climate gains" article in Bergens Tidende.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2000. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. Research and delevopment 1990-1994. 26 pages.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 1998. Industrielle støveksplosjoner. Årsaker, virkninger, forebygggende arbeid. 10 pages.
Other
  • Eckhoff, Rolf K. 2000. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. Research and delevopment 1990-1994. 57-82.
Poster
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Skjold, Trygve; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Wingerden, Kees van. 2019. Effect of particle size on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx.
  • Ghaffari, Maryam; Hoffmann, Alex Christian; Skjold, Trygve; Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian; Wingerden, Kees van. 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
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2019. Measurement of minimum ignition energies (MIEs) of dust clouds - History, present, future. 147-159.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2016. Water vapour explosions - A brief review. 188-198.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2014. Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosions (BLEVEs): A brief review. 30-43.
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2013. Influence of dispersibility and coagulation on the dust explosion risk presented by powders consisting of nm-particles. 223-230.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Eckhoff, Rolf Kristian. 2010. Guest editorial: A dust explosion mitigation approach for the future: numerical modeling. Powder and Bulk Engineering International. 3-4.

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