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Expertise

Thermodynamics, chemistry, chemical reactions, kinetics, chemical reaction safety, dust explosion technology, static electricity. General science.

Experience in the area

Over 40 years experience as a practicing thermochemist in industry. Head of the fire and explosion laboratory of a major European chemical company (Ciba-Geigy). Now retired.

Organizations

Institute of Chemical Engineers. Royal Society of Chemistry.

Education/Credentials

Chartered Chemist, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (C.Chem MRSC). Msc Sheffield.

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Prashant S Akerkar 03/23/17101010Dear Prof Kevin Thanks. Prashant
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2017-03-25 Metals Corrosion.:

Hi Prashant,    Metal corrosion is a vast and complex field of study and occupies much of the work in a degree in metallurgy.    As a general rule metals that react with oxygen from the air (e.g. iron)

2017-03-21 Luminous intensity of Chandelier.:

Hi Prashant,    Yes we can. Sports that are played under artificial lighting, both indoor and out door, have minimum illumination standards.  These are measured at pitch or floor level and are an average

2017-01-02 Elevators in Naval and Cruise Ships.:

Hi Prashant,    I understand that in modern ships they use inclinomters to detct adverse motion and this switches the lift-motor off, temperarally, once a certain safe angle has been exceeded. Huge elevators

2016-10-19 Powerboat explosion info for a novel:

Hi cj,    You are on a winner with a bomb you can punch a small hole in the boat to sink it with just a small woosh and a plume of spray. A big bomb (1000 kg TNT)  will disintegrate the entire boat to

2016-10-15 light/temperature:

Hi Keisar,    Thats a very good question.    I think not, because reflection and absorption of light sepends on the colour of the materials used to make the room. The colour would have to change with temperature

 

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