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## Homework Statement

A number of accidents have occurred on site as a result if the discharge of static electricity generated by the flow of fluids. You have been asked to review enhanced safety during an acetone drum filling operation. Your engineering manager has asked you to gather some background information and using the “Antoine Equation” to suggest what temperature range should the drum filling operation avoid so that a flammable mixture of air-acetone would be prevented.

The lower flammability limit of acetone vapour in air is ~ 2.55% by volume.

The upper flammability level of acetone in air is ~ 12.8% by volume

Q: What assumptions can we make?

Q: What are we looking to find out?

## Homework Equations

##\boxed{\log_{10} p = A - \frac{B}{C + T}}##

Where p is the vapour pressure, T is the temperature and A, B and C are component specific constants.

## The Attempt at a Solution

Now, I'm not too sure how to actually use this equation to judge which temperature range to avoid given the information that I have. I've done a bit of reading about it on Wikipedia but haven't really found too much. Could somebody give me an idea of how to use this equation to find which temperature ranges to avoid?