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Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers

Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers
  • Author : Maureen Hassall,Paul Lant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-01
  • Total pages :212
  • ISBN : 0128204877
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Summary : To maximise sustainable competitiveness requires the identification and optimisation of the range of risks that can impact a business. Understanding the foundational principles of sociotechnical risk management is required to design and execute effective risk identification, optimisation and management within a business. Fundamentals of Risk Management for Process Industry Engineers outlines those foundational principles. The book explains the underpinning theory of human-centred, sociotechnical risk management and how it can be applied to deliver real improvements in risk identification, understanding, analysis, control, communication and governance. Describes the foundations of risk management Explains how risk management and professional engineering practice are inter-related Describes the role and importance of humans in risk management activities Discusses the fundamentals of how to identify, assess, treat, monitor and review risks in high hazard industries Discusses the range of operational risks faced by process companies, including safety and health, environmental and social risk, project risk and supply chain risk

Methods in Chemical Process Safety

Methods in Chemical Process Safety
  • Author : Faisal Khan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-07-15
  • Total pages :300
  • ISBN : 0128175508
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Summary : Process safety is a disciplined framework for managing the integrity of operating systems and processes handling hazardous substances. Continued occurrence of major losses have had a significant impact on the industry's approaches to modern process safety. Consequently, the process safety management is now globally recognized as the primary approach for establishing the level of safety in operations required to manage high-hazard processes. With this in mind, and also due to the evolution in regulatory thinking that integrated traditional occupational safety with process safety, several process safety methods were developed by industry associations around the world. Although all these methods share the same basic objectives, the number of program elements may vary depending on the criteria used. Consequently, selecting the best method to chemical process safety could be challenging due to the existence of different options. I decided to write this project to address this challenge by provide an overview of the most important recent advancements and contributions in chemical process safety. The project helps researchers and professionals to obtain guidance on the selection and practice of chemical process safety methods. The main features of this volume are: To acquaint the reader/researcher with the fundamentals of the process safety To provide most recent advancements and contributions in the given topic from practical point of view To provide readers views/opinions of the expert in each topic To provide guidance on the practice of the given topic The selection of the author(s) of each chapter from among the leading researchers and/or practitioners for each given topic

Clinical Engineering Handbook

Clinical Engineering Handbook
  • Author : Joseph F. Dyro
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :674
  • ISBN : 012226570X
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Summary : Author Joseph Dyro has been awarded the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Clinical/Biomedical Engineering Achievement Award which recognizes individual excellence and achievement in the clinical engineering and biomedical engineering fields. He has also been awarded the American College of Clinical Engineering 2005 Tom O'Dea Advocacy Award. As the biomedical engineering field expands throughout the world, clinical engineers play an evermore important role as the translator between the worlds of the medical, engineering, and business professionals. They influence procedure and policy at research facilities, universities and private and government agencies including the Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organization. Clinical Engineers were key players in calming the hysteria over electrical safety in the 1970's and Y2K at the turn of the century and continue to work for medical safety. This title brings together all the important aspects of Clinical Engineering. It provides the reader with prospects for the future of clinical engineering as well as guidelines and standards for best practice around the world. * Clinical Engineers are the safety and quality faciltators in all medical facilities.

Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management

Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management
  • Author : Jeffrey W. Herrmann
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-01-27
  • Total pages :360
  • ISBN : 1118919335
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Summary : This book details decision analysis techniques with applications in engineering design and management and also analyzes decision making and risk management processes to better understand and improve decision making systems. Most books on decision analysis fall into two categories: those that are straightforward management decision making texts that that do not delve into more sophisticated techniques and concepts and those that emphasize the theoretical and analytical aspects, but do not discuss other perspectives on decision making. As such, this is the first book to present multiple perspectives on decision making without being too theoretical, all in effort to be useful to current and future engineers. The book presents three varied perspectives on decision making: problem-solving; the decision making process; and decision making systems. Practical examples and applications are plentiful and illustrate how to model and improve decision making systems. The mathematical rigor is kept to a minimum and is only used when comparing and contrasting different techniques. Extensive instructor resources are available, including worked solutions to all exercises, daily lesson plans for lectures, in-class activities, and sample assignments and exams. Topical coverage includes: an introduction to engineering decision making; decision making fundamentals; multi-criteria decision making; group decision making; decision making under uncertainty; game theory; decision making processes; the value of information; risk management; decision making systems; and modeling and improving decision making systems.

Risk Management

Risk Management
  • Author : Terje Aven,Jan-Erik Vinnem
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-04-26
  • Total pages :200
  • ISBN : 1846286530
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Summary : This book presents a risk management framework designed to achieve better decisions and more desirable outcomes. It presents an in-depth discussion of some fundamental principles of risk management related to the use of expected values, uncertainty handling, and risk acceptance criteria. Several examples from the offshore petroleum industry are included to illustrate the use of the framework, but it can also be applied in other areas.

Risk Management Treatise for Engineering Practitioners

Risk Management Treatise for Engineering Practitioners
  • Author : Chike F Oduoza
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-04-23
  • Total pages :204
  • ISBN : 1789846005
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Summary : This book "Risk Management Treatise for Engineering Practitioners" has been published by academic researchers and experts on risk management concepts mainly in the construction engineering sector. It addresses basic theories and principles of risk management backed up, in most cases, with case studies. The contributions for this book came from authors in Europe, the Far East and Africa, and it is hoped that the contents of this book will be useful to anyone interested in understanding the principles and applications of risk management, especially within the construction engineering sector. Researchers and postgraduate students in science and engineering disciplines, especially those interested in project management, will find this book useful.

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles
  • Author : Dennis P. Nolan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-12-15
  • Total pages :340
  • ISBN : 9781437778588
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Summary : Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles: for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related Facilities is a general engineering handbook that provides an overview for understanding problems of fire and explosion at oil, gas, and chemical facilities. This handbook offers information about current safety management practices and technical engineering improvements. It also provides practical knowledge about the effects of hydrocarbon fires and explosions and their prevention, mitigation principals, and methodologies. This handbook offers an overview of oil and gas facilities, and it presents insights into the philosophy of protection principles. Properties of hydrocarbons, as well as the characteristics of its releases, fires and explosions, are also provided in this handbook. The book includes chapters about fire- and explosion-resistant systems, fire- and gas-detection systems, alarm systems, and methods of fire suppression. The handbook ends with a discussion about human factors and ergonomic considerations, including human attitude, field devices, noise control, panic, and security. People involved with fire and explosion prevention, such as engineers and designers, will find this book invaluable. A unique practical guide to preventing fires and explosions at oil and gas facilities, based on the author’s extensive experience in the industry An essential reference tool for engineers, designers and others facing fire protection issues Based on the latest NFPA standards and interpretations

Proceedings of the 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation (IEMI2014)

Proceedings of the 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation (IEMI2014)
  • Author : Ershi Qi,Qin Su,Jiang Shen,Feng Wu,Runliang Dou
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-01-19
  • Total pages :444
  • ISBN : 9462391009
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Summary : The 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation is sponsored by the Chinese Industrial Engineering Institution and organized by Xi’an Jiaotong University. The conference aims to share and disseminate information on the most recent and relevant researches, theories and practices in industrial and system engineering to promote their development and application in university and enterprises.

Engineering Risk Management

Engineering Risk Management
  • Author : Thierry Meyer,Genserik Reniers
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-05-24
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 3110423553
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Summary : This revised 2nd edition of Engineering Risk Management presents engineering aspects of risk management. After an introduction to potential risks the authors presents management principles, risk diagnostics, analysis and treatments followed by examples of practical implementation in chemistry, physics and emerging technologies such as nanoparticles.

Engineering Risk Management

Engineering Risk Management
  • Author : Thierry Meyer,Genserik Reniers
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-05-28
  • Total pages :296
  • ISBN : 3110285169
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Summary : The book presents risk management from an engineering perspective. Both a systemic and analytic viewpoint are important in this regard. The introduction to the concept of 'risk' is followed by risk management principles, risk diagnostic, analysis and treatment, event analysis, crisis management, economic issues, risk governance followed by examples of practical implementation in chemistry, physics and emerging technologies such as nanoparticles. Finally, also a number of well-known major industrial accidents are discussed, and how one can learn from accidents. The book is aimed at anyone faced with risk and safety issues. The target audience can be as diverse as students, engineers, scientists, sociologists, psychologists, or actually all practitioners and academics interested in the matter.

Risk Management Applications in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Risk Management Applications in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Author : Hamid Mollah,Mike Long,Harold Baseman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-03-18
  • Total pages :393
  • ISBN : 0470552344
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Summary : This book contains both the theory and practice of risk management (RM) and provides the background, tools, and application of risk in pharmaceutical and biologics manufacturing and operations. It includes case studies and specific examples of use of RM for biological and pharmaceutical product manufacture. The book also includes useful references and a bibliography for the reader who wishes to gain additional knowledge in the subject. It aids in assisting both industry and regulatory agencies to implement compliant and effective risk management approaches, and includes case studies to help with understanding.

Guidelines for Chemical Transportation Safety, Security, and Risk Management

Guidelines for Chemical Transportation Safety, Security, and Risk Management
  • Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-08-13
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 0470924853
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Summary : This CCPS Guideline book outlines current transportation risk analysis software programs and demonstrates several available risk assessment programs for land transport by rail, truck, and pipeline for consequences that may affect the public or the environment. Provides introductory transport risk considerations for process engineers Gives guidance on route selection, equipment factors and materials Describes transportation security risk issues and industry practices to mitigate them Includes loading and unloading checklists for several transport modes Develops specific operating procedures and checklists to reduce human error Discusses considerations for transportation security, including threat and vulnerability assessments and potential countermeasures Summarizes key transportation security regulations, guidelines and industry initiatives. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Handbook of Safety Principles

Handbook of Safety Principles
  • Author : Niklas Möller,Sven Ove Hansson,Jan-Erik Holmberg,Carl Rollenhagen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-01-04
  • Total pages :832
  • ISBN : 1118950704
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Summary : Presents recent breakthroughs in the theory, methods, and applications of safety and risk analysis for safety engineers, risk analysts, and policy makers Safety principles are paramount to addressing structured handling of safety concerns in all technological systems. This handbook captures and discusses the multitude of safety principles in a practical and applicable manner. It is organized by five overarching categories of safety principles: Safety Reserves; Information and Control; Demonstrability; Optimization; and Organizational Principles and Practices. With a focus on the structured treatment of a large number of safety principles relevant to all related fields, each chapter defines the principle in question and discusses its application as well as how it relates to other principles and terms. This treatment includes the history, the underlying theory, and the limitations and criticism of the principle. Several chapters also problematize and critically discuss the very concept of a safety principle. The book treats issues such as: What are safety principles and what roles do they have? What kinds of safety principles are there? When, if ever, should rules and principles be disobeyed? How do safety principles relate to the law; what is the status of principles in different domains? The book also features: • Insights from leading international experts on safety and reliability • Real-world applications and case studies including systems usability, verification and validation, human reliability, and safety barriers • Different taxonomies for how safety principles are categorized • Breakthroughs in safety and risk science that can significantly change, improve, and inform important practical decisions • A structured treatment of safety principles relevant to numerous disciplines and application areas in industry and other sectors of society • Comprehensive and practical coverage of the multitude of safety principles including maintenance optimization, substitution, safety automation, risk communication, precautionary approaches, non-quantitative safety analysis, safety culture, and many others The Handbook of Safety Principles is an ideal reference and resource for professionals engaged in risk and safety analysis and research. This book is also appropriate as a graduate and PhD-level textbook for courses in risk and safety analysis, reliability, safety engineering, and risk management offered within mathematics, operations research, and engineering departments. NIKLAS MÖLLER, PhD, is Associate Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. The author of approximately 20 international journal articles, Dr. Möller's research interests include the philosophy of risk, metaethics, philosophy of science, and epistemology. SVEN OVE HANSSON, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy at the Royal Institute of Technology. He has authored over 300 articles in international journals and is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Dr. Hansson is also a Topical Editor for the Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. JAN-ERIK HOLMBERG, PhD, is Senior Consultant at Risk Pilot AB and Adjunct Professor of Probabilistic Riskand Safety Analysis at the Royal Institute of Technology. Dr. Holmberg received his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Helsinki University of Technology in 1997. CARL ROLLENHAGEN, PhD, is Adjunct Professor of Risk and Safety at the Royal Institute of Technology. Dr. Rollenhagen has performed extensive research in the field of human factors and MTO (Man, Technology, and Organization) with a specific emphasis on safety culture and climate, event investigation methods, and organizational safety assessment.

Methods in Chemical Process Safety

Methods in Chemical Process Safety
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-26
  • Total pages :454
  • ISBN : 0128218258
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Summary : Methods in Chemical Process Safety, Volume Four focuses on the process of learning from experience, including elements of process safety management, human factors in the chemical process industries, and the regulation of chemical process safety, including current approaches. Users will find this book to be an informative tool and user manual for process safety for a variety of professionals with this new release focusing on Advanced Methods of Risk Assessment and Management, Logic Based Methods for Dynamic Risk Assessment, Bayesian Methods for Dynamic Risk Assessment, Data Driven Methods, Rare Event Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Multi Criteria, and much more. Helps acquaint the reader/researcher with the fundamentals of process safety Provides the most recent advancements and contributions on the topic from a practical point-of-view Presents users with the views/opinions of experts in each topic Includes a selection of authors who are leading researchers and/or practitioners for each given topic

Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering

Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1990
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Project Management for the Process Industries

Project Management for the Process Industries
  • Author : Gillian Lawson,S. H. Wearne,Peter Iles-Smith
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :383
  • ISBN : 9780852954065
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Summary : Industry is dependent on projects to develop new and improved products and processes for producing them, necessitating the need for them to be completed right first time and on time. Objectives, safety, environmental awareness, quality, cost and speed are all things which need to be considered when implementing a project, which is why process plants have project managers/engineers. This book is aimed at everyone who has responsibilities for some or all of a project, giving a better understanding of the subject. It describes best practice and offers guidance on how principles and techniques can be applied to all aspects of a projects. This information is presented in chapters arranged in three sections: phases of a project; tools and techniques relevant at every stage; and skills and knowledge required by the project manager.

A Systems Approach to Managing the Complexities of Process Industries

A Systems Approach to Managing the Complexities of Process Industries
  • Author : Fabienne Salimi,Frederic Salimi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-11-28
  • Total pages :442
  • ISBN : 0128042184
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Summary : A Systems Approach to Managing the Complexities of Process Industries discusses the principles of system engineering, system thinking, complexity thinking and how these apply to the process industry, including benefits and implementation in process safety management systems. The book focuses on the ways system engineering skills, PLM, and IIoT can radically improve effectiveness of implementation of the process safety management system. Covering lifecycle, megaproject system engineering, and project management issues, this book reviews available tools and software and presents the practical web-based approach of Analysis & Dynamic Evaluation of Project Processes (ADEPP) for system engineering of the process manufacturing development and operation phases. Key solutions proposed include adding complexity management steps in the risk assessment framework of ISO 31000 and utilization of Installation Lifecycle Management. This study of this end-to-end process will help users improve operational excellence and navigate the complexities of managing a chemical or processing plant. Presents a review of Operational Excellence and Process Safety Management Methods, along with solutions to complexity assessment and management Provides a comparison of the process manufacturing industry with discrete manufacturing, identifying similarities and areas of customization for process manufacturing Discusses key solutions for managing the complexities of process manufacturing development and operational phases

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety

Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety
  • Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-11-30
  • Total pages :760
  • ISBN : 111820963X
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Summary : Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety provides guidelines for industries that manufacture, consume, or handle chemicals, by focusing on new ways to design, correct, or improve process safety management practices. This new framework for thinking about process safety builds upon the original process safety management ideas published in the early 1990s, integrates industry lessons learned over the intervening years, utilizes applicable "total quality" principles (i.e., plan, do, check, act), and organizes it in a way that will be useful to all organizations - even those with relatively lower hazard activities - throughout the life-cycle of a company.

Chemical Risk Analysis

Chemical Risk Analysis
  • Author : Bernard Martel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2000
  • Total pages :528
  • ISBN : 9781560328353
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Summary : Included in this handbook are the principal methodological tools and data required to comprehend, evaluate, and execute analysis of chemical risk in practical working situations. An outstanding feature of the book are the dangerous property tables providing data on more than 1,900 products, organic and inorganic. These tables are supplemented throughout the text by numerous figures and other tables, helping make this publication both comprehensive and accessible.

Financial Engineering Principles

Financial Engineering Principles
  • Author : Perry H. Beaumont
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-01-16
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 0471675504
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Summary : Stock, bonds, cash . . . the investment mind is often programmed. The reality is that most investors think in terms of single asset classes, and allocate money to them accordingly. The unique contribution of First Principles: An Investor's Guide to Building Bridges Across Financial Products is that, for the first time, a single unified valuation approach is available to use for all financial products. This book shows you how to focus on the dynamics of processes and interrelationships of different investment choices, providing the reader with a financial toolbox to equips any investor with the knowledge to de-construct and value any financial product, making it a must if you?re a portfolio manager or an individual investors interested in building the optimal portfolio.

Chemical Process Safety

Chemical Process Safety
  • Author : Daniel A. Crowl,Joseph F. Louvar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-01
  • Total pages :656
  • ISBN : 0134857844
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Summary : The #1 Process Safety Guide, Now Extensively Updated for Current Industrial Processes, Systems, and Practices Process safety has seen a dramatic consolidation of concepts in the past few years. Chemical Process Safety, Fourth Edition, provides students and working engineers with the understanding necessary to apply these new concepts to safely design and operate any process. Long the definitive guide in the field, this edition fully reflects major recent advances in process safety technology and practice. Readers will find extensive new and updated coverage of relief sizing, hazards identification, risk assessment, and many other topics. Several chapters have been completely rewritten, and all are substantially modified. This textbook includes 50 new problems and solutions (mostly in SI units), and 25 new case histories. Safety culture Preventive and mitigative safeguards The CCPS 20 elements of Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) Toxicology, industrial hygiene, and source models Hazardous material dispersion Fires, explosions, and concepts for preventing them Chemical reactivity Reliefs and relief sizing Hazards identification and evaluation Risk analysis and assessment, including Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) Safety strategies, procedures, designs, case histories, and lessons learned Crowl and Louvar link key academic concepts to modern industrial practice, making this guide invaluable for all engineering students and for all working engineers. Register your product for convenient access to downloads, updates, and/or corrections as they become available. See inside book for details.