Lees' Process Safety Essentials: Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control

Lees' Process Safety Essentials: Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control

By: Sam Mannan (author)Paperback

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Lees' Process Safety Essentials is a single-volume digest presenting the critical, practical content from Lees' Loss Prevention for day-to-day use and reference. It is portable, authoritative, affordable, and accessible - ideal for those on the move, students, and individuals without access to the full three volumes of Lees'. This book provides a convenient summary of the main content of Lees', primarily drawn from the hazard identification, assessment, and control content of volumes one and two. Users can access Essentials for day-to-day reference on topics including plant location and layout; human factors and human error; fire, explosion and toxic release; engineering for sustainable development; and much more. This handy volume is a valuable reference, both for students or early-career professionals who may not need the full scope of Lees', and for more experienced professionals needing quick, convenient access to information.

About Author

M. Sam Mannan, PhD, PE, CSP, is a chemical engineering professor and director of the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University. He is an internationally recognized expert on process safety and risk assessment. His research interests include hazard assessment and risk analysis, flammable and toxic gas cloud dispersion modeling, inherently safer design, reactive chemicals and run--away reactions, aerosols, and abnormal situation management.


Introduction; Hazard, Incident and Loss; Legislation and Law; Major Hazard Control; Reliability Engineering; Hazard Identification; Hazard Assessment; Plant Location and Layout; Process Design; Pressure System Design; Control System Design; Human Factors and Human Error; Emission and Dispersion; Fire; Explosion; Toxic Release; Plant Commissioning and Inspection; Plant Operation; Equipment Maintenance and Modification; Storage; Transport; Emergency Planning; Personal Safety; Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems; Reactive Chemicals; Safety Instrumented Systems; Chemical Security; Metrics and Performance Measurement; Engineering for Sustainable Development; Liquefied Natural Gas; Appx; Case Histories, links and how to use them; ACMH Model Licence Conditions; Standards and Codes; Units and Unit Conversions; Process Safety Management (PSM) Regulation in the United States; Risk Management Program Regulation in the United States; Acronyms; Index; Computer Codes Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781856177764
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 570
  • ID: 9781856177764
  • weight: 1570
  • ISBN10: 1856177769

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