Blast Wave Damage to Process Equipment as a Trigger of Domino Effects

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety
  1. Ernesto Salzano1 and
  2. Valerio Cozzani2

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch9

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2005) Blast Wave Damage to Process Equipment as a Trigger of Domino Effects, in Emergency Planning Preparedness, Prevention & Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470924839.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Istituto di Ricerche sulla Combustione, CNR Napoli, Italy

  2. 2

    Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Mineraria e delle Tecnologie Ambientali, Università degli Studi di Bologna Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816909544

Online ISBN: 9780470924839

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Keywords:

  • fire protection;
  • LNG terminals;
  • LNG shipping;
  • explosion hazards;
  • energy demand

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Damage Caused by Blast Waves

  • Blast Wave Damage in the Framework of Domino Assessment

  • Threshold Pressures for Domino Effects

  • Conclusions