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Fundamentals of Process Safety Engineering

Samarendra Kumar Biswas, Umesh Mathur, and Swapan Kumar Hazra, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, $160, 458 pages, Aug. 2021, ISBN: 978-0-367-62076-9


It is critical that engineers in the refining and petrochemical industries know how to reliably and professionally manage process safety hazards. This book covers important safety concepts, including boiling liquid expanding vapor explosions (BLEVEs), intensity of thermal radiation, static electricity, hazard identification methods, and risk control. It also covers chemical engineering topics such as thermodynamics of fluid phase equilibria and emission source models, and focuses on methods to achieve manufacturing excellence while prioritizing safety. Extensive case studies illustrate process safety principles...

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