4. Building Siting Evaluation Criteria

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch4

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) Building Siting Evaluation Criteria, 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.ch4

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:

  • occupant vulnerability;
  • explosion hazards;
  • damage function;
  • damage levels;
  • flammable cloud

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Occupant Vulnerability

  • Criteria for Existing Buildings Exposed to Explosion Hazards

  • Criteria for Fires

  • Criteria for Toxic Exposures

  • Criteria for Building Upgrades and New Buildings

  • Risk Criteria