Domino Effects in the Process Industries

Domino Effects in the Process Industries

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Domino Effects in the Process Industries discusses state-of-the-art theories, conceptual models, insights and practical issues surrounding large-scale knock-on accidents-so-called domino effects-in the chemical and process industries. The book treats such extremely low-frequency phenomena from a technological perspective, studying possible causes and introducing several approaches to assess and control the risks of these scenarios. The authors also examine these events from a managerial viewpoint, discussing single and multi-plant management insights and requirements to take pro-active measures to prevent such events. Academics, regulators, and industrialists who study and analyze domino effects in order to prevent such events will find the book unique and highly valuable. Outlines available methods in analyzing these events, aiding understanding of the accidents and their causes Covers current modelling, control and management tactics of domino effects, -facilitating prevention Identifies areas where new research is neededDisruptive failure of pressure vessels: preliminary design guide lines for fragment velocity and the extent of the hazard zone. In: Advances in Impact, ... Birk, A.M., 1996. Hazards ... Motions of fragments of a vessel bursting in a vacuum. ... A Monte Carlo-based procedure for treating the flight of missiles from tank explosions.


Title:Domino Effects in the Process Industries
Author: Genserik Reniers, Valerio Cozzani
Publisher:Newnes - 2013-07-08
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