Static electricity can lead to a devasting explosion in today's mammoth supertankers as shown by photographs in this paper. This article examines the causes of static in supertankers, charge generation in flowing liquids and looks at methods of static prevention.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Physics

    One Physics Ellipse
    College Park, MD  United States  20740-3843
  • Authors:
    • Makin, B
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 109-116
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141232
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1976 12:00AM