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Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for Oil, Gas, Chemical, and Related Facilities
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1. Historical Background, Legal Influences, Management Responsibility, and Safety Culture 2. Overview of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Facilities 3. Philosophy of Protection Principles 4. Physical Properties of Hydrocarbons and Petrochemicals 5. Characteristics of Hazardous Material Releases, Fires, and Explosions 6. Historical Survey of Major Fires and Explosions in the Process Industries 7. Risk Analysis 8. Segregation, Separation, and Arrangement 9. Grading, Containment, and Drainage Systems 10. Process Controls 11. Emergency Shutdown 12. Depressurization, Blowdown, and Venting 13. Overpressure and Thermal Relief 14. Control of Ignition Sources 15. Elimination of Process Releases 16. Fire and Explosion Resistant Systems 17. Fire and Gas Detection and Alarm Systems 18. Evacuation Alerting and Arrangements 19. Methods of Fire Suppression 20. Special Locations, Facilities, and Equipment 21. Human Factors and Ergonomic Considerations 22. Evaluating Concerns Appendix A. Testing Firewater Systems B. Reference Data

About the Author

Dr. Dennis P. Nolan has had a long career devoted to risk engineering, fire protection engineering, loss prevention engineering and systems safety engineering. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration from Berne University, Master of Science degree in Systems Management from Florida Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is a U.S. registered professional engineer in fire protection engineering in the state of California.He is currently on the Executive Management staff of Saudi Aramco, located in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as a Loss Prevention Consultant/Chief Fire Prevention Engineer. He covers some of the largest oil and gas facilities in the world. As part of his career, he has examined oil production, refining, and marketing facilities under severe conditions and in various unique worldwide locations, including Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and North and South America. His activity in the aerospace field has included engineering support for the NASA Space Shuttle launch facilities at Kennedy Space Center (and for those undertaken at Vandenburg Air Force Base, California) and "classified" national defense systems. Dr. Nolan has received numerous safety awards and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, He is the author of many technical papers and professional articles in various international fire safety publications. He has written at least four books, several published by Elsevier.

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