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Document ID (ISN)67958
CIS number 96-2269
ISBN(s) 0-8169-0626-2
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Center for Chemical Process Safety
Title Guidelines for chemical transportation risk analysis
Bibliographic information American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, USA, 1995. xviii, 382p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 140.00 North America, USD 195.00. elsewhere.
Abstract This manual provides an introduction to the concerns and techniques of transportation risk analysis (TRA). Contents: general framework of TRA (definitions, similarities to and differences from fixed facility evaluations); hazard identification and frequency analysis for pipelines, road and rail transport, barges, ocean-going vessels and intermodal containers; special topics (including release scenarios, population densities, transloading operations); sources of data; measurement, calculation and presentation of risk estimates; application examples; case studies; future developments.
Descriptors (primary) chemical safety; major hazards; hazard evaluation; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) piping; tank wagons; tank trucks; ships; glossary; transport containers; manuals; rail transport; road transport; barges
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Transport of materials
Major hazards