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Rolf Kristian Eckhoff

Professor emeritus
  • E-postRolf.Eckhoff@uib.no
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Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Fighting dust explosion hazards in the process industries. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1-5.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Origin and development of the Godbert-Greenwald furnace for measuring minimum ignition temperatures of dust clouds. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 17-24.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Measuring hot-surface minimum ignition temperatures of dust clouds - History, present, future. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 63-76.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Ignition of Combustible Dust Clouds by Strong Capacitive Electric Sparks of Short Discharge Times. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie. 1683-1707.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Dust explosions in the process industries: Research in the twenty-first century. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 337-342.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Influence of liquid and vapourized solvents on explosibility of pharmaceutical excipient dusts. Process safety progress. 374-379.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Validation of the DESC code in simulating the effect of vent ducts on dust explosions. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 6057-6067.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Explosibility of polyamide and polyester fibers. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1627-1633.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Explosibility of micron- and nano-size titanium powders. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 1646-1654.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Review of the explosibility of nontraditional dusts. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 7651-7655.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Partial inerting - A possible means of eliminating the brush-discharge-ignition hazard with explosive gases and vapours? Journal of Electrostatics. 474-480.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. On the minimum ignition energy (MIE) for propane/air. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 293-297.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Dust explosion causation, prevention and mitigation. An overview. Journal of Chemical Health and Safety. 15-28.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. A new method for generation of synchronized capacitive sparks of low energy. Reconsideration of previously published findings. Journal of Electrostatics. 73-78.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Understanding dust explosions. The role of powder science and technology. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 105-116.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Measurement of minimum ignition energies of dust clouds in the < 1 mJ region (submitted). Combustion and Flame.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Measurement of minimum ignition energies of dust clouds in the < 1 mJ region. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 237-244.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Electrostatic spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds of MIE < 1 mJ. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 396-401.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. A new method for generation of synchronised capacitive sparks of low energy. Journal of Electrostatics. 263-272.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Simulating dust explosions with the first version of DESC. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 151-160.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 225-237.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Partial inerting - an additional degree of freedom in dust explosion protection. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 187-193.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Understanding dust explosions. The role of powder science and technology. Kona Powder Science and Technology.. 54-67.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Understanding Dust Explosions. The role of Powder Science and Technology (Review). Kona : Powder and Particle. 54-67.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1995. Violence of dust explosisons in integrated systems. Process safety progress. 131-138.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1982. Pressure development due to turbulent flame propagation in large-scale methane-air explosions. Combustion and Flame. 31-52.
Rapport
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1981. The influence of obstacles on flame propagation and pressure development in a large vented tube. .
Faglig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. A model validation framework for the dust explosion simulator FLACS-DustEx: Challenges, limitations and possibilities.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Turbulence modulation modelling in the CFD simulator FLACS-DustEx.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Effect of particle size on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Improved modelling of particle-laden flow in the CFD simulator FLACS-DustEx.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Effects of mechanical damage and rusting of flame gap surfaces in the flameproof electrical apparatus for IIB and IIC gases.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF MIEs OF PROPANE/(AIR + N2) AND ETYLENE/(AIR + N2) MIXTURES.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. MESG for propane/air in standard circular-flange experiments. Influence of sandblasting and corrosion of flame gap surfaces.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Effects of various kinds of damage of flame gap surfaces in flameproof apparatus on flame gap efficiency.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Improved correlations for turbulent burning velocity and flame thickness in the CFD code DESC.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Electrostatic spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds of MIE < 1 mJ (submitted).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Course on "Prevention and mitigation of explosions" held in Bahrain.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. ATEX in relation to dusts. A critical evaluation.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Simulation of industrial dust explosions and large-scale experiments with the first version of DESC.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Simulation of dust explosions in complex geometries with experimental input from standardized tests.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Simulating dust explosions with the first version of DESC.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Initiation of dust explosions by electric spark discharges triggered by the explosive dust cloud itself.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Current status and expected future trends in dust explosion research.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. A critical view on the treatment of combustible powders/dusts in the European ‘Atex 100a’ and ‘Atex 118a’ Directives.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. A critical view on the treatment of combustible powders/dusts in the European Atex 100aand Atex 118aDirectives.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Om støveksplosjoner.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Forskjell på støv- og gass i forbindelse med standardisering av elektrisk utstyr for eksplosjonsfarlige områder.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Diverse aspekter ved støveksplosjoner.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. The role of the reaction surface in ignition of metal particles.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. The role of the reaction surface in ignition of metal particles.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Instabilities and regimes of flame propagation in metal particle clouds.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Instabilities and regimes of flame propagation in metal particle clouds.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Dust explosions in the process industries, Recent research and development and unsolved problems.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Design of electrical equipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Limitations as to the applicability of design consepts developed for combustible gas.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Design of electrical eqipment for areas containing combustible dusts. Limitations as to the applicability of design concepts developed for combustible gas atmospheres.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane/air and cylindrical holes.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Critical dimensions of holes and slots for transmission of gas explosions. Some preliminary results for propane air and cylindrical holes.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. Testing of ignitability and explosibility of dust clouds in the process industries.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. Explosion incidents - causes and effects.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. Dust explosuin hazards in the silicon crushing and grinding industry.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. A survey of recent research and development.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1981. Large-scale experiments on flame and pressure development.
Vitenskapelig monografi
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Explosion hazards in the process industries.
Fagbok
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Safety on offshore process installations: North Sea. [Mangler utgivernavn].
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Dust explosions in the process industries (Paperback ed.). [Mangler utgivernavn].
Mastergradsoppgave
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Minimum ignition energy of propane and ethylene in atmospheres of various O2/N2 ratios.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. An Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Mechanical Damage, Rust and Dust on the Ability of Flame Gaps to Prevent Gas Explosion Transmission.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Determination of the minimum ignition energy (MIE) of premixed propane/air.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Minste gnistenergi for antennelse av eksplosive blandinger av propan og luft.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Identifikasjon av en optimal kompetanseprofil innen teknisk sikkerhet for en ingeniørbedrift I petroleumsindustrien.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Measurement of auto-ignition temperatures (AITs) of fuel/air and fuel/air/N2 mixtures.
Populærvitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Dust Explosion Protection research: practical engineering perspectives.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Flame propagation in dust clouds.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. A study of selected problems related to accidental process fires.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. A study of selected problems related to accidental process fires.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Electric spark ignition of sensitive dust clouds in the sub 1 mJ range.
Dokumentar
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Overdrevet "klimagevinst".
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Full elektrifisering er et blindspor.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Full electrification is dead-end, Article in Bergens Tidende, 3. oktober (2017).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Exaggerated "climate gains" article in Bergens Tidende.
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. Research and delevopment 1990-1994. 26 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Industrielle støveksplosjoner. Årsaker, virkninger, forebygggende arbeid. 10 sider.
Annet
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Prevention and mitigation of dust explosions in the process industries. Research and delevopment 1990-1994. 57-82.
Poster
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Effect of particle size on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. A review of the effect of particle size and particle concentratyion on burning velocity calculation in FLACS-DustEx: a simplified approach.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Measurement of minimum ignition energies (MIEs) of dust clouds - History, present, future. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 147-159.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Water vapour explosions - A brief review. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 188-198.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosions (BLEVEs): A brief review. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 30-43.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Influence of dispersibility and coagulation on the dust explosion risk presented by powders consisting of nm-particles. Powder Technology. 223-230.
Fagartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Guest editorial: A dust explosion mitigation approach for the future: numerical modeling. Powder and Bulk Engineering International. 3-4.

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