An intrinsically safe circuit is “A circuit in which no spark or thermal effect in any part of the circuit intended for use in a hazardous area is capable of causing ignition.”

 

Dear colleagues,

An intrinsically safe circuit is “A circuit in which no spark or thermal effect in any part of the circuit intended for use in a hazardous area is capable of causing ignition.”

After an introduction to hazardous areas (or locations as our North American cousins refer to them), the presentation gives a short review of intrinsic safety.

Click here to access the presentation.


Yours in engineering learning,

Steve

Mackay’s Musings – 9th June’15 #568
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