1st Edition

Safety Design Criteria for Industrial Plants, Volume I



ISBN 9780849363832
Published May 31, 1989 by CRC Press
280 Pages

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Book Description

Ageneralization and rationalization of the main safety design criteria and safety analysis methodologies developed in nuclear aerospace and chemical engineering is presnted in two comprehensive volumes. The concepts of risk, damage and probability of hazardous events are introduced. Risks connected with the use of main harmful substances are quantitatively identified. The methods employed for the safety analyses are described, together with the methodologies for seismic analyses and for Probabilistic Risk Assessment. The main criteria for protection of plants from internal and external events are introduced and described. In addition, the problem of emergency planning is considered. This book is particularly intended for engineers working in the nuclear field, in chemical industries, in industrial plants, in fuel storages and with high-risk substances, as well as for engineers operating in licensing organizations and for inspectors.

Table of Contents

Volume I:
The Technological Risk
High Risk Plants
Risk Identification
Elements of Statistic and Event Analysis
Risk Analysis as an Instrument of Design
System Reliability Assessment via Sensitivity Analysis
General Safety-Related Design Criteria
Thermodynamic Damage Causes - Safety Analyses
Chemical Damage Causes - Explosive Substances Management
The Role of Instrumentation and Control
Effluents Dispersion and Methods to Evaluate Their Effects
Exposure Limitation in Normal Operating Conditions
Exposure Limitation following Accidents: Siting and Emergency Planning
Index

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