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Document ID (ISN)62090
CIS number 94-657
ISBN(s) 0-8169-0565-7
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Center for Chemical Process Safety
Title Guidelines for engineering design for process safety
Bibliographic information American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, USA, 1993. xxxii, 556p. Illus. 52 ref. Price: USD 140.00, US and Canada; USD 195.00 elsewhere.
Abstract Process safety issues in the design of chemical, petrochemical and hydrocarbon processing plants are addressed. The goal is to prevent or mitigate the release of flammable or toxic materials leading to fire, explosion or environmental damage. A glossary and extensive list of abbreviations are followed by chapters entitled: introduction; inherently safer plants; plant design; equipment design; materials selection; piping systems; heat transfer fluid systems; thermal insulation; process monitoring and control; documentation; sources of ignition; electrical system hazards; deflagration and detonation; flame arresters; pressure relief systems; effluent disposal systems; fire protection; explosion protection.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; chemical safety; explosion prevention; safety by design; fire prevention; petrochemical industry; neighbourhood protection
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; control and regulation; sources of ignition; piping; chemical plant; chemical processes; glossary; protection against inadvertent release; explosion protection; fire protection; flame arresters; thermal insulation; design of equipment; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Explosions
Fires
Petrochemical industry