Hydrocarbon Process Safety

Hydrocarbon Process Safety

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The vitally important subject of process safety in the hydrocarbon industry is addressed in this book. The coverage is broad and the author has integrated the various aspects so that the book will be readily accessible to readers of diverse backgrounds. A grasp of the material requires only familiarity with physical and organic chemistry (at first-year undergraduate level) and with heat transfer and fluid flow at the same level. The text is complemented by many numerical examples with full solutions. Contents: Foreword by Dr.Donald Olander, Goodrich Corporation Preface Background to the oil and gas industry Hydrocarbon leakage and dispersion The combustion behaviour of hydrocarbons Offshore oil and gas production Physical operations on hydrocarbons and associated hazards Chemical operations on hydrocarbons and hydrocarbon derivatives Hazards associated with particular hydrocarbon products Some relevant design principles Some relevant measurement principles Toxicity hazards Safe disposal of unwanted hydrocarbon Means of obtaining hydrocarbon other than from crude oil, and related safety issues Appendix: outline of the Canvey Study Solutions to numerical problems Self-test questions Index.A distinction has to be drawn between lives lost through the type of incident under discussion in this chapter - fire and ... Fourth Edition. British Petroleum, London (1970) [2] Encyclopaedia of Technology, Seventh Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York ... [5] Mulholland G.W. Smoke Production and Properties in Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering, Second Edition. SFPE, Boston, MA (1995) [6] Jones J.C., Kotzias I. and McBrien C. Cold-cathode fluorescence tubes as an alternative toanbsp;...

Title:Hydrocarbon Process Safety
Author:John Clifford Jones
Publisher:PennWell Books - 2003


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