|Document ID (ISN)||69722|
|Convention or series no.
||Major hazards and their management
||Institution of Chemical Engineers, Davis Building, 165-189 Railway Terrace, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 3HQ, United Kingdom, 1997. x, 305p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 85.00.
||Contents of this manual: overview of types of major hazard incidents and methods of consequence analysis; information required to estimate the extent of release of hazardous materials (source terms); gas dispersion; fires (flammability, fire behaviour, thermal radiation hazards); explosions (blast waves, vapour cloud explosions, modelling explosions); toxic hazards; mitigation and emergency plans; process safety management; identifying the root causes of accidents; analysis of some major incidents; safety audits and sociotechnical system review.
||safety engineering; chemical industry; fire hazards; major hazards; process engineering; explosion hazards; toxic substances
||toxic effects; radiant heat; fire behaviour; shock waves; gases; vapour clouds; results of explosions; accident descriptions; manuals; safety analysis; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; neighbourhood protection; accident investigation; mathematical models; prediction; analysis of accident causes
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards