Guidelines for Fire Protection in Chemical, Petrochemical, and Hydrocarbon Processing Facilities

ISBN-10: 0816908982
ISBN-13: 9780816908981
Edition: 2003
List price: $267.00
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Description: While there are many resources available on fire protection and prevention in chemical petrochemical and petroleum plants_this is the first book that pulls them all together in one comprehensive resource. This book provides the tools to develop,  More...

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Book details

List price: $267.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Publication date: 8/15/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

While there are many resources available on fire protection and prevention in chemical petrochemical and petroleum plants_this is the first book that pulls them all together in one comprehensive resource. This book provides the tools to develop, implement, and integrate a fire protection program into a company or facility's Risk Management System. This definitive volume is a must-read for loss prevention managers, site managers, project managers, engineers and EHS professionals.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Acronyms
Introduction
Scope
Who Will Benefit from This Guideline?
What Is Fire Protection?
Examples
Relation to Other CCPS Guidelines and Resources
Management Overview
Management Commitment
Integration with Other Management Systems
Balancing Protection
Cost-Benefit
Fire Protection Strategy
Key Factors in a Fire Protection Strategy
Acceptable Loss
Cost of Fires
Insurance Coverage
Installed Systems versus Emergency Response
Prescriptive versus Performance-Based Design
Developing a Fire Protection Strategy
Integration with Other Management Systems
Integration with the Lifecycle of a Facility
Design
Construction and Commissioning
Operations
Decommissioning
Overview of Fire Prevention Elements
Audit Program
The Audit Process
Qualifications and Staffing
Frequency of Audits
Application to Fire Protection
Layout and Spacing
Control of Ignition Sources
Electrical Area Classification
Personal Ignition Sources
Hot Work
Static Electricity
Employee Training
Housekeeping
Housekeeping Program
Process Area Housekeeping
Dust Control
Inappropriate Storage and Handling
Housekeeping and Equipment
Cleaning Materials
Incident Investigation
Incident Investigation Process
Application to Fire Prevention
Inherently Safer Design
Plant Maintenance
Poor Maintenance
Good Maintenance Program Elements
Management of Change
Personnel Changes
Process Changes
Maintenance Turnarounds
Material Hazards
Materials Hazard Evaluation Program
Material Safety Data Sheets
Alarm and Surveillance
Security
Fire Hazard Analysis
Hazardous Chemicals and Processes
Recognize What You Want to Understand
Identification of Inventories
Define Fire Scenarios
Calculate Potential Fire Hazard
Ignition and Combustion
Heat Transfer
Fire Growth and Heat Release
Solid Materials
Enclosure Effects
Flash Fires
Fireballs
Liquid or pool Fires
Release Rate
Pool Size
Flame Height
Duration of Burning Pools
Heat Transfer
Convective Heat Transfer above the Plume
Gas and Jet Fires
Estimating Discharge rates
Jet Flame Size
Heat Transfer
Radiative Exposure
Solid Fires
Fire Impact to Personnel, Structures, and Equipment
Impact to Personnel
Impact to Structures
Thermal and Nonthermal Impact on Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Impact on the Environment
Examples
Example-Warehouse Pool Fire (Indoor) 5.12

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