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Process Safety and Environmental Protection, ISSN 0957-5820, 11/2014, Volume 92, Issue 6, pp. 598 - 615
Journal Article
Safety Science, ISSN 0925-7535, 01/2013, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp. 49 - 62
► We propose a new method to estimate the risk associated to a storage facility. ► Mathematical programming is used to achieve risk minimization. ► Design... 
Hazardous materials | Quantitative risk analysis | Storage facilities | Optimization | OPERATIONS RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT SCIENCE | ENGINEERING, INDUSTRIAL | Hazardous substances | Enginyeria química | Substàncies perilloses | Risk assessment | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC | Accidents
Journal Article
Process Safety and Environmental Protection, ISSN 0957-5820, 07/2016, Volume 102, pp. 441 - 449
•Monte Carlo simulation was used to introduce human factor into frequency calculation.•The model includes organizational, job and personal characteristics... 
Chemical industry | Uncertainty | Risk assessment | Safety | Human factor | Monte Carlo simulation | Accidents | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | Case studies | Monte Carlo method | Herbicides | Pesticides industry | Enginyeria química | Indústria química | Seguretat | Avaluació del risc | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC
Journal Article
Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, ISSN 0950-4230, 2009, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp. 566 - 573
Hazard identification and risk assessment are key aspects in process plant design. They are often applied in the final stages of the process at whatever the... 
Process design | Risk analysis | Optimization | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | CONSEQUENCES | ACCIDENTS | Mathematical optimization | Risk assessment | Enginyeria química | Substàncies perilloses | Indústria química | Impacte ambiental | Seguretat en el treball | Mesures de seguretat | Avaluació del risc | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC
Journal Article
Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, ISSN 0950-4230, 05/2012, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp. 489 - 493
Journal Article
Combustion and Flame, ISSN 0010-2180, 2004, Volume 139, Issue 3, pp. 263 - 277
Journal Article
Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, ISSN 0950-4230, 04/2014, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp. 109 - 117
This paper aims at presenting the evolution of process safety in Spain from various points of view. In first place, a study of the accidents occurred in this... 
Risk | Process safety | Historical analysis | Legislation | Teaching | TRANSPORTATION | EXPLOSION | EDUCATION | RUNAWAY | NATURAL-GAS | POOL-FIRE | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | CONSEQUENCES | PLANTS | Enginyeria química | Prevention | Química del medi ambient | Fàbriques | Mesures de seguretat | Transport | Mercaderies perilloses | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC | Accidents
Journal Article
Safety science, ISSN 0925-7535, 2017, Volume 97, pp. 134 - 143
•Fuzzy logic was used to introduce the human factor into the frequency calculation.•Organizational, job and personal characteristics are the qualitative model... 
Fuzzy logic | Frequency | Risk | Human factor | Accidents | QRA | OPERATIONS RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT SCIENCE | ENGINEERING, INDUSTRIAL | Case studies | Fuzzy algorithms | Analysis | Fuzzy systems | Chemical industry | Herbicides | Pesticides industry | Enginyeria química | Indústria química | Impacte ambiental | Mesures de seguretat | Safety measures | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC
Journal Article
Journal of Hazardous Materials, ISSN 0304-3894, 2007, Volume 140, Issue 1, pp. 361 - 368
A study of the effects of thin-layer boilover on large hydrocarbon fires was carried out. In the experiments, diesel-oil was burned in pools with diameters... 
Thermal hazards | Safety distances | Thin-layer boilover | Pool fire | thin-layer boilover | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | HYDROCARBON POOL FIRES | thermal hazards | RADIATION | pool fire | safety distances | WATER | Models, Theoretical | Oils | Fires | Gasoline | Hydrocarbons | Hazardous Substances | Safety
Journal Article
International journal of wildland fire, ISSN 1049-8001, 2004, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 15
... of quality , effectiveness, application and environmental considerations Anna Giménez A,B , Elsa Pastor A , Luis Zárate A , Eulàlia Planas A and Josep Arnaldos... 
EARLY-LIFE STAGES | FOAM-SUPPRESSANT CHEMICALS | RAINBOW-TROUT | ACUTE TOXICITY | FORESTRY
Journal Article
Process Safety and Environmental Protection, ISSN 0957-5820, 11/2013, Volume 91, Issue 6, pp. 423 - 437
► A method that allows including domino effect in QRA of storage plants is proposed. ► The method is easily applied and can make the results of a QRA more... 
Domino effect | Storage facilities | Quantitative risk assessment | USER-FRIENDLY SOFTWARE | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | FIRES | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | Risk assessment | Models | Design engineering | Estimating | Risk | Safety | Accidental impacts | Accidents | Enginyeria química | Gestió del risc | Quantitative Risk Management | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC
Journal Article
Process Safety and Environmental Protection, ISSN 0957-5820, 2011, Volume 89, Issue 4, pp. 214 - 223
► The present paper provides tools and criteria for conducting HAZard & Operability studies (HAZOPs) in complex continuous chemical processes. ► We offer... 
Process Hazard Analysis | Nodes Selection Modeling | Nodes Selection Methodology | HAZOP | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | Conduction | Mathematical analysis | Organizations | Mathematical models | Safety | Criteria | Sizing | Guidelines
Journal Article
Process Safety and Environmental Protection, ISSN 0957-5820, 2011, Volume 89, Issue 4, pp. 224 - 233
► A time-estimation model for planning HAZOP sessions is presented in this paper. ► The paper also introduces a Deviations Structural Hierarchy (DHS) for... 
Deviations Structural Hierarchy | Nodes Selection Methodology | Process hazard analysis | HAZOP time-estimation model | HAZOP | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | Analysis | Models | Time perception | Tasks | Data processing | Mathematical models | Criteria | Deviation | Structural hierarchy | Optimization | Guidelines
Journal Article
Safety science, ISSN 0925-7535, 08/2017, Volume 97, p. 134
The frequency of occurrence of an accident scenario is one of the key aspects to take into consideration in the field of risk assessment. This frequency is... 
Uncertainty | Human factors research | Risk | Frequencies | Risk analysis | Risk factors | Fuzzy logic | Case studies | Chemical plants | Risk assessment | Mathematical models | Failure | Accidents
Journal Article
Journal of Hazardous Materials, ISSN 0304-3894, 1998, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp. 211 - 233
The increasing use of natural gas entails large networks, located mostly in highly populated zones. Therefore, any accidental releases of gas that might occur... 
Accidental | Mathematical modelling | Gas releases | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | mathematical modelling | gas releases | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | RUPTURE | PIPELINES | FLOW | accidental | Hazardous materials
Journal Article
Fire Safety Journal, ISSN 0379-7112, 2008, Volume 43, Issue 8, pp. 565 - 575
In wildland fires, safety zones should be considered concerning people who are intervening in the emergency or attempting evacuation. To establish such zones,... 
Flames | Thermal radiation | Wildland fire | Safety distance | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MODEL | Enginyeria química | Impacte ambiental | Incendis forestals | Mesures de seguretat | Radiació solar | Mesurament | Àrees temàtiques de la UPC
Journal Article
Heat and Mass Transfer, ISSN 0947-7411, 10/2008, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp. 1549 - 1555
...ORIGINAL Thermal analysis of thin layer boilover Bulent Kozanoglu Æ Fabio Ferrero Æ Miguel Mun ˜oz Æ Josep Arnaldos Æ Joaquim Casal Received: 10 October 2007... 
Engineering | Thermodynamics | Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering | Engineering Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena | COMBUSTION | MECHANICS | OIL | THERMODYNAMICS | HYDROCARBON POOL FIRES | WATER | PREDICTION | Mechanical engineering | Analysis
Journal Article
AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, 2013
Conference Proceeding
AIChE 2013 - 2013 AIChE Spring Meeting and 9th Global Congress on Process Safety, Conference Proceedings, 2013
Conference Proceeding
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