Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications / Edition 2

Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications / Edition 2

by Daniel A. Crowl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130181765

ISBN-13: 9780130181763

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

  • Combines academic theory with practical industry experience
  • Updated to include the latest regulations and references
  • Covers hazard identification, risk assessment, and inherent safety
  • Case studies and problem sets enhance learning

Long-awaited revision of the industry best seller.

This fully revised second edition of Chemical

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Overview

  • Combines academic theory with practical industry experience
  • Updated to include the latest regulations and references
  • Covers hazard identification, risk assessment, and inherent safety
  • Case studies and problem sets enhance learning

Long-awaited revision of the industry best seller.

This fully revised second edition of Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications combines rigorous academic methods with real-life industrial experience to create a unique resource for students and professionals alike.

The primary focus on technical fundamentals of chemical process safety provides a solid groundwork for understanding, with full coverage of both prevention and mitigation measures. Subjects include:

  • Toxicology and industrial hygiene
  • Vapor and liquid releases and dispersion modeling
  • Flammability characterization
  • Relief and explosion venting

In addition to an overview of government regulations, the book introduces the resources of the AICHE Center for Chemical Process Safety library. Guidelines are offered for hazard identification and risk assessment. The book concludes with case histories drawn directly from the authors' experience in the field.

A perfect reference for industry professionals, Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications, Second Edition is also ideal for teaching at the graduate and senior undergraduate levels. Each chapter includes 30 problems, and a solutions manual is now available for instructors.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130181763
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Series:
Prentice Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Nomenclature
1Introduction1
2Toxicology35
3Industrial Hygiene63
4Source Models109
5Toxic Release and Dispersion Models171
6Fires and Explosions225
7Designs to Prevent Fires and Explosions291
8Introduction to Reliefs353
9Relief Sizing383
10Hazards Identification429
11Risk Assessment471
12Accident Investigations515
13Case Histories535
App. AUnit Conversion Constants561
App. BFlammability Data for Selected Hydrocarbons565
App. CDetailed Equations for Flammability Diagrams571
App. DFormal Safety Review Report for Example 10-4581
App. ESaturation Vapor Pressure Data591

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