Risk Analysis for Process Plant, Pipelines and Transport: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Risk Analysis for Process Plant, Pipelines and Transport

1st Edition

Edited by J.R. Taylor


449 pages

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Risk Analysis for Process Plants, Pipelines and Transport gives a detailed description of practical risk and safety analysis methods, tried and tested in over 100 process industry projects. The aim is to provide the methods and data needed by practising safety engineers, as well as practical advice on how to use them.

Table of Contents

Major hazards analysis, motivation and management. Risk and risk levels for process plant. Hazard identification. Failure and accident probabilities. Failure data for specific components. Human error in plant operation. Release of liquids and gases. Evaporation of liquids. Dispersion of gases. Effects of toxic gases. Fires. Explosions. Organising risk analysis projects. Environmental hazards analysis. Transport and pipeline risk. Computer software for risk analysis. Safety management and inspection. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General