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Probability in risk assessment for ammonia refrigeration.

Author(s) : LINDBORG A.


Among designers and users of ammonia in refrigeration and heat pumps, ammonia is with respect for all safety codes, standards and legal regulations the safe and profitable refrigerant. The number of accidents and lethal accidents are extraordinarily rare compared to other risks in society. This is not known among society in general which pronounce ammonia as very dangerous and frightening as ammonia has a heavy pungent smell. This paper explains that ammonia is far better than its reputation.

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  • Original title: Probability in risk assessment for ammonia refrigeration.
  • Record ID : 2009-0519
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Figures, economy, Regulation
  • Source: 8th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids (GL2008)
  • Publication date: 2008/09/07


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