Accession Number : ADP004851

Title :   Intrinsically Safe Electrical Circuits: Their Application in Explosive Environments,

Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL

Personal Author(s) : Proper,K. W.

Report Date : AUG 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The successful application of intrinsically safe electrical circuits depends upon a complete understanding of the concept of intrinsically safe; and the concept's utilization during design and evaluation. A discussion is presented reviewing the history of intrinsically safe and what it is. Its application in an explosive environment is explored and employment of the concept during design and evaluation is given.

Descriptors :   *CIRCUITS, SAFETY, EXPLOSIVES, HAZARDS, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE