8. Frequency and Probability Assessment

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312995.ch8

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) Frequency and Probability 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.ch8

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:

  • scenario list;
  • fault tree analysis;
  • frequency of final outcomes;
  • event trees;
  • outcome frequencies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Developing a Scenario List

  • Calculation of Frequency of Initiating Event or Accident

  • Probability and Frequency of Final Outcomes

  • Unit-Based Outcome Frequencies