1. Introduction

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch1

Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases, Second Edition

Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases, Second Edition

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (2012) Introduction, in Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releases, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470643679

Online ISBN: 9781118312995

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Keywords:

  • evaluation process;
  • vapor cloud explosion;
  • chemical plant;
  • process plants;
  • building designs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Building Siting Evaluation Process

  • Selection of Approach

  • Background

  • Phillips, Pasadena, Texas USA: Propylene Hdpe Unit VCE and Bleves

  • Evolution of Design and Siting Practices for Buildings in Process Plants

  • Organization of the Book