CCPS Process Safety Glossary

A flame arrester element that is manufactured of alternate layers of thin...

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Relates to major environment or safety process risks.

An alarm having no automatic safety backup system and requiring immediate...

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See Quenching Diameter

Equipment, instrumentation, controls, or systems whose malfunction or...

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Final control element associated with an emergency shutdown system.

An estimation of the half thickness of a sample in an unstirred container,...

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A final element whose operation has safety implications.

Minimum mass that is required to enable the occurrence of an explosion.

G24ensor whose oepration has safety implications.

Any circuit that contains critical protective devices and/or critical...

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Any protection device whose installation and performance is required in...

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Those instruments installed as part of a protection circuit whose...

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Maximum cooling temperature at which all heat is generated by the mass of...

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Mixing chemicals unintentionally, typically through the use of the same...

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A list showing all the locations in a PES Program at which a selected list...

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A refrigerated liquid gas having a boiling point below –130 F (-90 C) at...

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A method of controlling multiaccess computer networks in which each station...

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Critical Steady-State Temperature; The highest ambient temperature at which...

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Continuous-flow Stirred Tank Reactor; A tank reactor characterized by a...

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The rate of transfer of electricity normally expressed in Amperes (Coulombs...

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The current (Amperes) passing through unit area of a material (square...

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The act of receiving current.

The act of supplying current.

Construction of equipment (building) with weak sections to limit the damage...

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A representation of facts, concepts or instructions in a formalized manner...

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1) A repository for equipment reliability information categorized to...

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A unique compartment of the taxonomy in which data is stored, defined by...

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The equipment that provides the functions required to establish, maintain,...

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The basic items which form a data set or data vector, e.g. component name,...

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The assignment of codes and identifiers to data extracted from plant records...

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A numerical estimate of equipment reliability as a mean or median value of a...

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A data base, report, technical paper, journal article, or conversation which...

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A formal or informal collection of information with a cohesive element which...

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Descriptive text in a given subject area whose primary purpose is to discuss...

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Equipment consisting of digital and instruments that convert the user...

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