Process and Storage Vessels Exposed to Fires: Fire Characterization Originally delivered May 23, 2018 Source: AIChE Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Intermediate Duration: 1 hour PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: Join this webinar series to identify best practices for assessing the failure potential of pressure and storage vessels exposed to external fire. You’ll also explore mitigation considerations, including pressure relief and de-pressuring systems, water sprays and fire proof insulation. In Fire Characterization, you’ll learn how to best characterize fire loading including flame temperature, fire flux and duration. In Failure Assessment, you’ll review the fire loading established in Fire Characterization. In addition, you’ll examine methods for determining the failure potential and expected time to failure of vessels exposed to fire loading. Go to Failure Assessment Presenter(s): Georges A. Melhem, Ph.D., FAIChE Georges A. Melhem, Ph.D., FAIChE is President and Chief Executive Officer of ioMosaic, and is an internationally known expert in the areas of pressure relief and flare systems design, chemical reaction systems, process safety, and risk analysis. As the founder of ioMosaic Corporation, he has over 30 years of engineering and process safety experience, and has participated in numerous risk management, consequence analysis, and quantitative risk assessment studies for commercial and government clients. Dr. Melhem has provided litigation support and expert witness testimony to...Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing Individuals AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Graduate Student Members Free AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).