Natech Risk Assessment and Management

Written By Elisabeth Krausmann
Natech Risk Assessment and Management
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 November 2016
  • ISBN : 0128038799
  • Pages : 268 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Natech Risk Assessment and Management written by Elisabeth Krausmann which was release on 01 November 2016, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Natech Risk Assessment and Management: Reducing the Risk of Natural-Hazard Impact on Hazardous Installations covers the entire spectrum of issues pertinent to Natech risk assessment and management. After a thorough introduction of the topic that includes definitions of terms, authors Krausmann, Cruz, and Salzano discuss various examples of international frameworks and provide a detailed view of the implementation of Natech Risk Management in the EU and OECD. There is a dedicated chapter on natural-hazard prediction and measurement from an engineering perspective, as well as a consideration of the impact of climate change on Natech risk. The authors also discuss selected Natech accidents, including recent examples, and provide specific ‘lessons learned’ from each, as well as an analysis of all essential elements of Natech risk assessment, such as plant layout, substance hazards, and equipment vulnerability. The final section of the book is dedicated to the reduction of Natech risk, including structural and organizational prevention and mitigation measures, as well as early warning issues and emergency foreword planning. Teaches chemical engineers and safety managers how to safeguard chemical processing plants and pipelines against natural disasters Includes international regulations and explains how to conduct a natural hazards risk assessment, both of which are supported by examples and case studies Discusses a broad range of hazards and the multidisciplinary aspects of risk assessment in a detailed and accessible style

Natech Risk Assessment and Management

Natech Risk Assessment and Management
  • Author : Elisabeth Krausmann,Ana Maria Cruz,Ernesto Salzano
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128038799
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Summary : Natech Risk Assessment and Management: Reducing the Risk of Natural-Hazard Impact on Hazardous Installations covers the entire spectrum of issues pertinent to Natech risk assessment and management. After a thorough introduction of the topic that includes definitions of terms, authors Krausmann, Cruz, and Salzano discuss various examples of international frameworks ...

Analysis of Natech Risk for Pipelines

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 44
  • ISBN : 0128038799
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Summary : Natural events, such as earthquakes and floods, can trigger accidents in oil and gas pipeline with potentially severe consequences to the population and to the environment. These conjoint technological and natural disasters are termed natech accidents. The present literature review focuses on the risk analysis state-of-the-art of seismic and flood ...

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  • Release Date : 2017-11-22
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-06-08
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 0128038799
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  • Release Date : 2017-04-13
  • Total pages : 137
  • ISBN : 0128038799
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128038799
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Summary : The impact of natural hazards on industrial plants, pipelines, offshore platforms and other infrastructure that handles, stores or transports hazardous substances can cause fires, explosions, and toxic or radioactive releases. These so called Natech accidents are a recurring but often overlooked feature in many natural disasters and have often had ...