5. Explosion Hazards

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch5

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) Explosion Hazards, 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.ch5

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:

  • explosion approach;
  • existing buildings;
  • finite element analysis;
  • explosion hazards;
  • mitigating actions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Select Explosion Approach

  • Modeling and Quantifying and Explosion Hazards

  • Building Response to Explosion Hazards

  • Occupant Vulnerability to Explosion Hazards

  • Actions Required at the Completion of the Evaluation