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Layer of protection analysis

American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Layer of protection analysis

simplified process risk assessment

by American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Center for Chemical Process Safety

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Published by Center for Chemical Process Safety of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical plants,
  • Risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA CCPS concept book
    ContributionsKnovel (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP155.5 .L287 2001eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Paginationxviii, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25562733M
    ISBN 101591244455
    OCLC/WorldCa52017071


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