Dynamic Risk Analysis In The Chemical And Petroleum Industry: Evolution And Interaction With…

Paperback | August 11, 2016

byNicola PaltrinieriEditorFaisal Khan

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Dynamic Risk Analysis in the Chemical and Petroleum Industry focuses on bridging the gap between research and industry by responding to the following questions: What are the most relevant developments of risk analysis? How can these studies help industry in the prevention of major accidents? Paltrinieri and Khan provide support for professionals who plan to improve risk analysis by introducing innovative techniques and exploiting the potential of data share and process technologies. This concrete reference within an ever-growing variety of innovations will be most helpful to process safety managers, HSE managers, safety engineers and safety engineering students. This book is divided into four parts. The Introduction provides an overview of the state-of-the-art risk analysis methods and the most up-to-date popular definitions of accident scenarios. The second section on Dynamic Risk Analysis shows the dynamic evolution of risk analysis and covers Hazard Identification, Frequency Analysis, Consequence Analysis and Establishing the Risk Picture. The third section on Interaction with Parallel Disciplines illustrates the interaction between risk analysis and other disciplines from parallel fields, such as the nuclear, the economic and the financial sectors. The final section on Dynamic Risk Management addresses risk management, which may dynamically learn from itself and improve in a spiral process leading to a resilient system. Helps dynamic analysis and management of risk in chemical and process industry Provides industry examples and techniques to assist you with risk- based decision making Addresses also the human, economic and reputational aspects composing the overall risk picture

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Dynamic Risk Analysis in the Chemical and Petroleum Industry focuses on bridging the gap between research and industry by responding to the following questions: What are the most relevant developments of risk analysis? How can these studies help industry in the prevention of major accidents? Paltrinieri and Khan provide support for pro...

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Covers the most recent developments in risk analysis and looks at how those studies can help industry in the prevention of major accidentsHelps dynamic analysis and management of risk in chemical and process industryProvides industry examples and techniques to assist you with risk- based decision makingAddresses also the human, economi...

Nicola Paltrinieri is an associate professor at the department of Production and Quality Engineering of Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He received his Ph.D. in Safety Engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy). He has worked in internationally renowned research teams at the Netherlands Organization for A...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 11, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128037652

ISBN - 13:9780128037652

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction

  1. A short overview of risk analysis background and recent developments
  2. New definitions of old issues and need for continuous improvement

Part II: Dynamic Risk Analysis Sub-section 1: Hazard Identification

  1. Advanced techniques for dynamic hazard identification
  2. Dynamic hazard identification: tutorial and examples

Sub-section 2: Frequency Analysis

  1. Reactive approaches of probability update based on Bayesian inference
  2. Proactive approaches of dynamic risk assessment based on indicators
  3. Coupling of reactive and proactive approaches: tutorials and examples
  4. Comparison and complementarity between reactive and proactive approaches

Sub-section 3: Consequence Analysis

  1. Dynamic consequence analysis through Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling
  2. Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling: tutorial and examples
  3. Assessing the severity of thermal hazards
  4. Thermal hazard assessment: tutorial and examples

Sub-section 4: Establishing the Risk Picture

  1. Risk metrics and dynamic risk visualization

Part III: Interaction with Parallel Disciplines Sub-section 1: Humans

  1. Human Reliability Analysis: from the nuclear to the petroleum sector
  2. HRA in the petroleum industry: tutorial and examples

Sub-section 2: Costs and Benefits

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis of safety measures
  2. Cost-Benefit Analysis for low-probability high-impact risks: tutorial and examples

Sub-section 3: Reputation

  1. Reputational damage following major accidents
  2. Estimation of major accident reputational damage: tutorial and examples

Part IV: Dynamic Risk Management

  1. Dynamic Risk Management in the perspective of a resilient system

Conclusions