6. Fire Hazards Assessment

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch6

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

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Center for Chemical Process Safety (2012) Fire Hazards Assessment, 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.ch6

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:

  • fire phenomena;
  • toxic combustion products;
  • fire hazards;
  • human reactions;
  • fire protection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Determining if a Fire Hazard Exists

  • Spacing Table Approach

  • Performing a Consequence-Based or Risk-Based Building Siting Evaluation for Fire

  • Occupant Response to Fire Hazards

  • Defining the Fire Protection Concept