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National Research Council. 1978. International Symposium on Grain Elevator Explosions: Volume I : Preprints. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Front Matter i-vii
U.S. Senator Dick Clark (Iowa), Keynote Address 1-6
James Oppold, Toward Accident Prevention in the Workplace: the NIOSH Perspective 7-18
John E. Albertson, Grain Elevator Fires and Explosions (AFGE Position) 19-26
K. N. Palmer, Technical Survey of Grain Dust Explosions 27-40
Roger A. Strehlow and J. Arthur Nicholls, Grain Dust Explosions Dynamics 41-54
W. Bartknecht Translated and Presented by H. Burg, Gas, Vapor and Dust Explosions Fundamentals, Prevention, Control 55-159
Stuart A. Hoenig. Electrostatic Charging of Dust and the Control of Industrial Dust, Fume and Smoke by Charged Water Fog 160-209
James E. Maness, Industry Views of the Problems of Grain Elevator Explosion 210-230
Robert M. Frye, The FAR-MAR-CO Approach to the Prevention of Grain Dust Explosions 231-251
A. Neal Fugett, Elevator Explosions 252-254
Leland J. Hall, Insurance Industry Views 255-292
A. S. Townsend, Grain Dust Explosions -- The Time Has Come to Bite the Bullet 293-301
W. Gary Winsett, Dust Control in Grain Elevators 302-319
Richard I. Marquardt, Grain Elevator Dust Collection Design Criteria 320-324
Harold W. Schmitt, Instrumentation and Sensors 325-352
J. P. Gillis, Explosion Control 353-357
Robert F. Merwin, Explosions Caused by Tramp Iron Reduced by Approved Magnetic Separator Installations 358-365
James I. Nutter, Grain Industry Conveyor and Elevator Belting Static Electricity Considerations 366-367
E. J. U. Green, Settling the Dust in Australia 368-383
W. D. Liam Finn, Fire and Explosions in a Terminal — Case History and Evaluation 384-386
John N. Chubb, Methods for Examining Electrostatic Ignition Hazards 387-408
harles T. Crosby, The Anomaly of Very Dry Atmospheric Moisture Conditions and an Insignificant Incidence of Elevator Dust Explosions 409-421
J. A. Cross, A. Cetronio, and A. W. Bright, Ignitions Due to Electrostatics in Powder Systems 422-434

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