Standard Article

Process Systems Engineering, 7. Abnormal Events Management and Process Safety

  1. Gürkan Sin1,
  2. Kaushik Ghosh2,
  3. Sathish Natarajan2,
  4. Rajagopalan Srinivasan2,
  5. Arief Adhitya3,
  6. Iftekhar A. Karimi2,
  7. Stavros Papadokonstantakis4,
  8. Konrad Hungerbühler4,
  9. Per Angelo5

Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o22_o11

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Sin, G., Ghosh, K., Natarajan, S., Srinivasan, R., Adhitya, A., Karimi, I. A., Papadokonstantakis, S., Hungerbühler, K. and Angelo, P. 2012. Process Systems Engineering, 7. Abnormal Events Management and Process Safety. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical University of Denmark, CAPEC, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Lyngby, Denmark

  2. 2

    National University of Singapore, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Singapore

  3. 3

    Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*Star, Singapore

  4. 4

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Switzerland

  5. 5

    Maersk Oil, Copenhagen, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

Chemistry Terms

Choose one or more boxes to highlight terms.


The article contains sections titled:

2.Abnormal Event Management–Process Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis
2.2.Process Monitoring and Diagnosis Framework
2.3.Fault Detection and Diagnosis Methods
2.3.1.Fundamental Knowledge-Based Quantitative Methods
2.3.2.Fundamental Knowledge-Based Qualitative Methods
2.3.3.Evidential Knowledge-Based Quantitative Methods Component Analysis Neural Network
2.3.4.Evidential Knowledge-Based Qualitative Methods
2.3.5.Expert Systems
2.3.6.Hybrid Methods
2.4.Future Directions
3.Risk Assessment and Inherent Safety in Process Design
3.2.Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
3.2.1.Risk Assessment
3.2.2.Hazard Indices
3.3.Design Strategies for Process Risk Management
3.3.1.Economics of Risk Management
3.3.2.Inherently Safer Process Design
3.4.How to Perform IS Evaluation?
3.4.1.Product Specification Stage
3.4.2.Route Selection Stage
3.4.3.Flowsheet Development Stage
3.5.Inherent Safety Practices in Industry
4.Hazards Identification in Early Stages of Process Design
4.2.An index-based approach for SHE hazard identification
4.2.3.Application in Case Studies
4.3.Conclusions and Future Directions
5.Supply Chain Risk Management
5.2.Supply Chain Risk Classification
5.3.Framework for Supply Chain Risk Management
5.4.Methods for Supply Chain Risk Management
5.4.1.Supply Chain Risk Identification
5.4.2.Supply Chain Risk Quantification
5.4.3.Supply Chain Risk Mitigation
5.5.Conclusion and Future Directions
6.Safety Management in Industrial Practice
6.1.Management of Major Hazards in the Process Industries
6.1.2.History of Process Safety
6.2.Major Accidents-Case Studies
6.3.Comprehensive Process Safety Management-Risk-Based Process Safety
6.3.1.Commit To Process Safety
6.3.2.Understand Hazards and Risks
6.3.3.Manage Risk
6.3.4.Learn From Experience
6.4.How to Implement a RBPS System