Process Plants: A Handbook of Inherently Safer Design

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This easy-to-read source provides a wealth of stimulating information on the design of inherently safer and user-friendly plants. It demonstrates how plants can withstand human error and equipment failure without serious effects on safety, output, or efficiency. Examples of user-friendly design and increased coverage on design procedures are implemented.
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Overview

This easy-to-read source provides a wealth of stimulating information on the design of inherently safer and user-friendly plants. It demonstrates how plants can withstand human error and equipment failure without serious effects on safety, output, or efficiency. Examples of user-friendly design and increased coverage on design procedures are implemented.
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Shows how chemical plants can withstand human error and equipment failures without serious effects of safety, output, or efficiency. Describes and illustrates with examples such methods as intensification, substitution, attenuation, and simplification. The latest and to date longest version of a work that originated as lectures to practicing, graduate, and undergraduate chemical engineers; was first published as by the UK Institution of Chemical Engineers in 1984 and 1985 editions; and published again in 1991 by Hemisphere Publishing as
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560326199
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1998
  • Series: Chemical Engineering Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction - What are Inherently Safer and User-Friendly Plants? 1
2 Inherently Safer Design - The Concept and its Scope and Benefits 11
3 Intensification 21
4 Substitution 59
5 Attenuation 77
6 Limitation of Effects 83
7 Simplification 95
8 Simplification - Specifications and Flexibility 119
9 Other Ways of Making Plants Friendlier 135
10 The Road to Friendlier Plants 153
11 Friendlier Plants and the Nuclear Industry 181
12 Do we go too Far in Removing Risk? 189
13 The History and Future of Inherently Safer and User-Friendly Design 193
App An Atlas of Safety Thinking 199
Index 203
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