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Document ID (ISN)64101
CIS number 95-708
ISBN(s) 0-85295-327-5
Year 1994
Convention or series no. IChemE Symposium Series No.134
Title Hazards XII. European advances in process safety
Bibliographic information Institution of Chemical Engineers, Davis Building, 165-189 Railway Terrace, Rugby CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 1994. xi, 640p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 75.00.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium on European advances in process safety held in Manchester, United Kingdom, 19-21 April 1994. Papers are presented under the following headings: explosion hazards; fire and toxic hazards and consequences; gas explosions; procedures for and management of safety (plant design, process safety reviews, assessment of safety management systems, toxicity hazard index, maintenance related incidents); mitigation; runaway and relief venting; chemical reactions and decomposition.
Descriptors (primary) safety engineering; fire hazards; pressure vessels and systems; plant safety organization; explosion hazards; gas explosions; major hazards; process engineering
Descriptors (secondary) fire behaviour; safety by design; flammability testing; toxic liquids; dust explosions; results of explosions; pressure limiting devices; hazard evaluation; fire protection; toxicity evaluation; flame arresters; offshore oil extraction; equipment testing; conference; radiant heat; chemical reactions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Major hazards