ISBN 9789332524057,Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals With Applications

Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals With Applications



Pearson India

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789332524057

ISBN-10 933252405X


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 736 Pages
Language (English)

Chemical engineering

Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications is a comprehensive book for chemical engineers and process engineers. The book takes readers through the various problems and risks that may arise in a chemical plant, expanding on the inherent risks that are always present in the plant. This edition contains extensive updates with the latest techniques and procedures prescribed by certification bodies all over the world. These procedures are proven to prevent disasters at plants, saving thousands of lives in doing so. Some of the topics tackled are: chemical reactivity, safety procedures and designs, toxicology, reliefs, risk assessment and hazards identification. This book is a vital resource for all chemical engineers and production plant managers.
About the Authors
Joseph F. Louvar is the Director of the Research Services Unit, BASF Wynandotte, Michigan. He is directly involved in the management of a specialty chemicals manufacturing plant, monitoring the compliance of the conditions with OSHA and EPA regulations and its accordance with ISO 9001 guidelines.
Daniel A. Crowl is the Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Michigan Technological University. He has also written: Understanding Explosions.
Dr. Crowl obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and his professional interests