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A Study on Accident Frequency by Installing Safety Devices in the LPG Heating and Drying Furnace
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 Title & Authors
A Study on Accident Frequency by Installing Safety Devices in the LPG Heating and Drying Furnace
Song, Dong-Woo; Kim, Ki-Sung; Kim, Choong-Hee; Lee, Seong-Gueong; Lee, Su-Kyung;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to assess the risk of depending on the presence or absence of safety device of domestic heating and drying furnaces, by derivation and analysis of accident frequency of safety devices through FTA (Fault Tree Analysis). Installation standards are lacking in Korean for the safety device of LPG heating and drying furnace, which have a risk of explosion due to structure to trap the leaked gas. Four different safety devices were selected on the basis of NFPA and national standards for combustors of other equipment. Effects of frequency reduction in accidents were analyzed before and after installing the safety devices respectively. As a result, a minimal leakage safety device was presented for preventing damages from gas leak of domestic LPG heating and drying furnace.
 Keywords
FTA;Fault Tree Analysis;Accident Frequency;Drying Furnace;Heating Furnace;
 Language
Korean
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