Preface. Introduction: The Fire & Explosion Index System. Procedure for Risk Analysis Calculations. Selection of Pertinent Process Units. Determination of Material Factor. Process Unit Hazards Factors. General Process Hazards. Special Process Hazards. Determination of Processes Unit Hazards Factor. Determination of Fire and Explosion Index. Loss Control Credit Factors. Process Unit Risk Analysis Summary. Discussion of MPPD, BI and Plant Layout. Manufacturing Unit Risk Analysis Summary. Risk Analysis Package. Tables. 1. Material Factor Determination Guide. 2. Material Factor Temperature Adjustment. 3. Dust Explosion Penalty. 4. High Pressure Penalty for Flammable and Combustible Liquids. 5. Hot Oil Heat Exchange System Penalty. 6. Degree of Hazard for F&EI. Figures. 1. Procedure for Calculating F&EI and Other Risk Analysis Information. 2. Pressure Penalty for Flammable and Combustible Liquids. 3. Liquids or Gases in Process. 4. Liquids or Gases in Storage. 5. Combustible Solids in Storage/Dust in Process. 6. Fired Equipment Penalty. 7. Radius of Exposure. 8. Damage Factor. 9. Maximum Probable Days Outage. Forms. Fire and Explosion Index Form. Loss Control Credit Factors Form. Process Unit Risk Analysis Summary Form. Manufacturing Unit Risk Analysis Summary Form. Appendices. A. Material Factors. B. Special Material Factor Considerations for Mixtures. C. Basic Preventive and Protective Features. D. Loss Prevention Checklist. E. Equations for Damage Factor Data. F. Acronyms and Abbreviations.
The AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS (AIChE) is a distinguished professional association that strives to provide leadership in the advancing chemical engineering profession. The Equipment Testing Procedures Committee is composed of engineers with substantial experience in the design and operation of process plants, as well as in solving problems that can arise with the equipment used in these plants.