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Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers, 5/e
Max S. Peters, University of Colorado
Klaus Timmerhaus, University of Colorado, Boulder
Ronald E. West, University of Colorado, Boulder

General Design Considerations

Chapter Outline

C H A P T E R 2

Health and Safety Hazards
         Sources of Exposure
         Exposure Evaluation
         Control of Exposure Hazards
         Fire and Explosion Hazards
         Personnel Safety
         Safety Regulations

Loss Prevention
         HAZOP Study
         Fault-tree Analysis
         Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
         Safety Indexes
         Safety Audits

Environmental Protection
         Environmental Regulations
         Development of a Pollution Control System
         Air Pollution Abatement
         Water Pollution Abatement
         Solid Waste Disposal
         Thermal Pollution Control
         Noise Control

Plant Location
         Factors Involved
         Selection of the Plant Site

Plant Layout
         Preparation of the Layout

Plant Operation and Control
         Structural Design
         Materials Handling

Patent Considerations