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Thermal Safety of Chemical Processes

Thermal Safety of Chemical Processes Author Francis Stoessel
ISBN-10 9783527621613
Release 2008-06-25
Pages 393
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Based on the author's many years of experience in practicing safety assessment in industry and teaching students or professionals in this area, the topic of this book is seldom found on university curricula and many professionals do not have the knowledge required to interpret thermal data in terms of risks. For this reason, Francis Stoessel adopts a unique systematic how-to-do approach: Each chapter begins with a case history illustrating the topic and presenting the lessons learned from the incident. In so doing, he analyzes a goldmine of numerous examples stemming from industrial practice, additionally providing a series of problems or case studies at the end of each chapter. Divided into three distinct sections, part one looks at the general aspects of thermal process safety, while Part 2 deals with mastering exothermal reactions. The final section discusses the avoidance of secondary reactions, including heat accumulation and thermal confinement.

Process and Plant Safety

Process and Plant Safety Author Ulrich Hauptmanns
ISBN-10 9783642409547
Release 2014-08-13
Pages 665
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Accidents in technical installations are random events. Hence they cannot be totally avoided. Only the probability of their occurrence may be reduced and their consequences be mitigated. The book proceeds from hazards caused by materials and process conditions to indicating technical and organizational measures for achieving the objectives of reduction and mitigation. Qualitative methods for identifying weaknesses of design and increasing safety as well as models for assessing accident consequences are presented. The quantitative assessment of the effectiveness of safety measures is explained. The treatment of uncertainties plays a role there. They stem from the random character of the accident and from lacks of knowledge on some of the phenomena to be addressed. The reader is acquainted with the simulation of accidents, safety and risk analyses and learns how to judge the potential and limitations of mathematical modelling. Risk analysis is applied amongst others to “functional safety” and the determination of “appropriate distances” between industry and residential areas (land-use planning). This shows how it can be used as a basis for safety-relevant decisions. Numerous worked-out examples and case studies addressing real plants and situations deepen the understanding of the subjects treated and support self-study. Target groups Chemical and petrochemical industry, licensing authorities, testing and certification bodies, safety engineers, engineering , students of process, chemical and mechanical engineering as well as of industrial and engineering chemistry.

Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering 2 Volume Set

Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering  2 Volume Set Author Joel M. Haight
ISBN-10 9783527650668
Release 2013-03-19
Pages 1154
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Loss prevention engineering describes all activities intended to help organizations in any industry to prevent loss, whether it be through injury, fire, explosion, toxic release, natural disaster, terrorism or other security threats. Compared to process safety, which only focusses on preventing loss in the process industry, this is a much broader field. Here is the only one-stop source for loss prevention principles, policies, practices, programs and methodology presented from an engineering vantage point. As such, this handbook discusses the engineering needs for manufacturing, construction, mining, defense, health care, transportation and quantification, covering the topics to a depth that allows for their functional use while providing additional references should more information be required. The reference nature of the book allows any engineers or other professionals in charge of safety concerns to find the information needed to complete their analysis, project, process, or design.

Process and Plant Safety

Process and Plant Safety Author Jürgen Schmidt
ISBN-10 9783527645732
Release 2012-09-13
Pages 406
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The safe operation of plants is of paramount importance in the chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries. Best practice in process and plant safety allows both the prevention of hazards and the mitigation of consequences. Safety Technology is continuously advancing to new levels and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is already successfully established as a tool to ensure the safe operation of industrial plants. With CFD tools, a great amount of knowledge can be gained as both the necessary safety measures and the economic operation of plants can be simultaneously determined. Young academics, safety experts and safety managers in all parts of the industry will henceforth be forced to responsibly judge these new results from a safety perspective. This is the main challenge for the future of safety technology. This book serves as a guide to elaborating and determining the principles, assumptions, strengths, limitations and application areas of utilizing CFD in process and plant safety, and safety management. The book offers recommendations relating to guidelines, procedures, frameworks and technology for creating a higher level of safety for chemical and petrochemical plants. It includes modeling aids and concrete examples of industrial safety measures for hazard prevention.

26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering

26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering Author
ISBN-10 9780444634443
Release 2016-06-17
Pages 2486
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26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering contains the papers presented at the 26th European Society of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) Event held at Portorož Slovenia, from June 12th to June 15th, 2016. Themes discussed at the conference include Process-product Synthesis, Design and Integration, Modelling, Numerical analysis, Simulation and Optimization, Process Operations and Control and Education in CAPE/PSE. Presents findings and discussions from the 26th European Society of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) Event

Chemical Reaction Hazards

Chemical Reaction Hazards Author John Barton
ISBN-10 0852954646
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 225
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With 100 case studies added to the original text, this second edition encourages the reader to assess potential hazards of a process before designing the plant and provides a basis for the identification and evaluation of chemical reaction hazards. Ideal for practising chemists, engineers and students.

Guidelines for chemical reactivity evaluation and application to process design

Guidelines for chemical reactivity evaluation and application to process design Author American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Center for Chemical Process Safety
ISBN-10 UOM:39015037290627
Release 1995
Pages 210
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Drawn from international sources, this book provides principles and strategies for the evaluation of chemical reactions, and for using this information in process design and management. A useful resource for engineers who design, start-up, operate, and manage chemical and petrochemical plants, the book places special emphasis on the use of state-of-the-art technology in theory, testing methods, and applications in design and operations.

Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design

Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design Author John J. McKetta Jr
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822023412687
Release 1996-08-22
Pages 544
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Technology Management to Thermophysical Property Models in Process Design

Chemical Process Safety

Chemical Process Safety Author Daniel A. Crowl
ISBN-10 9780132901048
Release 2011-05-20
Pages 720
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The Leading Guide To Process Safety Now Extensively Updated For Today’s Processes And Systems As chemical processes have grown more complex, so have the safety systems required to prevent accidents. Chemical Process Safety, Third Edition, offers students and practitioners a more fundamental understanding of safety and the application required to safely design and manage today’s sophisticated processes. The third edition continues the definitive standard of the previous editions. The content has been extensively updated to today’s techniques and procedures, and two new chapters have been added. A new chapter on chemical reactivity provides the information necessary to identify, characterize, control, and manage reactive chemical hazards. A new chapter on safety procedures and designs includes new content on safely management, and specific procedures including hot work permits, lock-tag-try, and vessel entry. Subjects Include Inherently safer design Toxicology and industrial hygiene Toxic release and dispersion models Fires and explosions, and how to prevent them Reliefs and relief sizing Hazard identification Risk assessment Safe designs and procedures Case histories Chemical Process Safety, Third Edition, is an ideal reference for professionals. It can be used for both graduate and undergraduate instruction. This edition contains more than 480 end-of-chapter problems. A solutions manual is available for instructors.

Process and Chemical Engineering

Process and Chemical Engineering Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047892362
Release 2002
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Process and Chemical Engineering has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Process and Chemical Engineering also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Process and Chemical Engineering book for free.

Review and Assessment of the Proposals for Design and Operation of Designated Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants DCAPP Pueblo

Review and Assessment of the Proposals for Design and Operation of Designated Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants  DCAPP Pueblo Author Board on Army Science and Technology
ISBN-10 9780309663694
Release 2006-12-31
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n 2002, the Army asked for proposals for a full-scale pilot plant to destroy chemical weapons at the Pueblo Chemical Depot and, in 2003, for a similar plant for the Blue Grass Army Depot. In both cases, the initial designs proved to be too costly, and redesigns were requested. At the same time, the Army asked the NRC to form committees to review and assess these proposals. This report focuses on the technical aspects, maturity, and schedule of the proposed modified design for the Pueblo facility.

Plant Safety

Plant Safety Author Gail Nalven
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105019343636
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 271
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These 43 papers address topics in safety management, hazard assessment, expolsivity, and equipment design and operation.

Safety Assessment for Chemical Processes

Safety Assessment for Chemical Processes Author Jörg Steinbach
ISBN-10 UOM:39015043815631
Release 1999-01-06
Pages 318
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In spite of the good safety records of chemical plants many people regard chemical production as dangerous because of a few major accidents that have occurred. A knowledge of at least the fundamentals of chemical safety technology is indispensable for chemists and engineers working in chemical industry. The increasingly stringent legal and administrative requirements can only be answered by more highly qualified employees. This book combines the author's experience of 15 years of research in the field of chemical safety and 10 years in the chemical industry. It provides newcomers with an easy access to the field and helps practitioners in the chemical industry to answer all questions concerning their daily work with hazardous materials or potentially dangerous chemical plants. The investigation of risks, and preventive measures to be taken to minimize the probability of an accident, as well as its consequences are explained.

Chemical Engineering Progress

Chemical Engineering Progress Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105113168731
Release 2003
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Chemical Engineering Progress has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Chemical Engineering Progress also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Chemical Engineering Progress book for free.

Process Systems Risk Management

Process Systems Risk Management Author Ian T. Cameron
ISBN-10 9780080455105
Release 2005-06-14
Pages 615
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Process Systems Risk Management provides complete coverage of risk management concepts and applications for safe design and operation of industrial and other process facilities. The whole life cycle of the process or product is taken into account, from its conception to decommissioning. The breadth of human factors in risk management is also treated, ranging from personnel and public safety to environmental impact and business interruption. This unique approach to process risk management is firmly grounded in systems engineering. Numerous examples are used to illustrate important concepts –drawn from almost 40 years authors’ experience in risk analysis, assessment and management, with applications in both on- and off-shore operations. This book is essential reading on the relevant techniques to tackle risk management activities for small-, medium- and large-scale operations in the process industries. It is aimed at informing a wide audience of industrial risk management practitioners, including plant managers, engineers, health professionals, town planners, and administrators of regulatory agencies. A computational perspective on the risk management of chemical processes A multifaceted approach that includes the technical, social, human and management factors Includes numerous examples and illustrations from real life incidents

Fine Chemicals Manufacture

Fine Chemicals Manufacture Author Andrzej Cybulski
ISBN-10 044482202X
Release 2001
Pages 551
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The sector of fine chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, dyes and pigments, fragrances and flavours, intermediates, and performance chemicals is growing fast. For obvious reasons chemistry is a key to the success in developing new processes for fine chemicals. However, as a rule, chemists formulate results of their work as recipes, which usually lack important information for process development. Fine Chemicals Manufacture, Technology and Engineering is intended to show what is needed to make the recipe more useful for process development purposes and to transform the recipe into an industrial process that will be safe, environmentally friendly, and profitable. The goal of this book is to form a bridge between chemists and specialists of all other branches involved in the scale-up of new processes or modification of existing processes with both a minimum effort and risk and maximum profit when commercializing the process. New techniques for scale-up and optimization of existing processes and improvements in the utilization of process equipment that have been developed in recent years are presented in the book.

Analysis Synthesis and Design of Chemical Processes

Analysis  Synthesis and Design of Chemical Processes Author Richard Turton
ISBN-10 9780134177656
Release 2018-06-12
Pages 1520
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The Leading Integrated Chemical Process Design Guide: With Extensive Coverage of Equipment Design and Other Key Topics More than ever, effective design is the focal point of sound chemical engineering. Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fifth Edition, presents design as a creative process that integrates the big-picture and small details, and knows which to stress when and why. Realistic from start to finish, it moves readers beyond classroom exercises into open-ended, real-world problem solving. The authors introduce up-to-date, integrated techniques ranging from finance to operations, and new plant design to existing process optimization. The fifth edition includes updated safety and ethics resources and economic factors indices, as well as an extensive, new section focused on process equipment design and performance, covering equipment design for common unit operations, such as fluid flow, heat transfer, separations, reactors, and more. Conceptualization and analysis: process diagrams, configurations, batch processing, product design, and analyzing existing processes Economic analysis: estimating fixed capital investment and manufacturing costs, measuring process profitability, and more Synthesis and optimization: process simulation, thermodynamic models, separation operations, heat integration, steady-state and dynamic process simulators, and process regulation Chemical equipment design and performance: a full section of expanded and revamped coverage of designing process equipment and evaluating the performance of current equipment Advanced steady-state simulation: goals, models, solution strategies, and sensitivity and optimization results Dynamic simulation: goals, development, solution methods, algorithms, and solvers Societal impacts: ethics, professionalism, health, safety, environmental issues, and green engineering Interpersonal and communication skills: working in teams, communicating effectively, and writing better reports This text draws on a combined 55 years of innovative instruction at West Virginia University (WVU) and the University of Nevada, Reno. It includes suggested curricula for one- and two-semester design courses, case studies, projects, equipment cost data, and extensive preliminary design information for jump-starting more detailed analyses.