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  • A dispersion safety factor for LNG vapor clouds 

    Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Villafañe, Diana; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (Elsevier, 2013)
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    The growing importance of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to global energy demand has increased interest in the possible hazards associated with its storage and transportation. Concerning the event of an LNG spill, a study ...
  • A model for estimating the impact of the domino effect on accident frequencies in quantitative risk assessments of storage facilities 

    Bernechea, Esteban; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Arnaldos Viger, Josep (2013-11)
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    It is well known that the domino effect can have a major impact on accidents in storage facilities, as it can increase the consequences of an initial event considerably. However, quantitative risk assessments (QRAs) do not ...
  • A proposal of generic event trees and probabilities for the release of different types of hazardous materials 

    Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Espejo, V.; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (Philippe Tanguy/Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering, 2009)
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    Abstract: In quantitative risk analysis usually generic hypothesis concerning the loss of containment initiating events are applied, in order to simplify the analysis. For example, for the loss of containment from a ...
  • El risc químic i el territori 

    Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio (2010-11-01)
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    S’analitzen els diversos aspectes del risc associat a les instal·lacions de la indústria química: concepte i tipus de risc, evolució dels accidents greus en funció del temps, tipologia dels principals accidents que ...
  • Historical evolution of process safety and major-accident hazards prevention in Spain. Contribution of the pioneer Joaquim Casal 

    Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Arnaldos Viger, Josep; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Muñoz, Miguel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio (2014)
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    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 country in the process industry and in the transportation of ...
  • Historical evolution of process safety and major-accident hazards prevention in Spain. Contribution of the pioneer Joaquim Casal. 

    Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Arnaldos Viger, Josep; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Muñoz Messineo, Miguel Ángel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio (2013-05-06)
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    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 country in the process industry and in the transportation of ...
  • Methodology for the quantification of toxic dispersions originated in warehouse fires and its application to the QRA in Catalonia (Spain) 

    Seguí Julià, Xavier; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Arnaldos Viger, Josep (2014)
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    A tool for the quantification of the consequences of toxic dispersions coming from fires in warehouses has been developed. This tool is expected to be applied in the framework of the risk assessment in Catalonia, specifically ...
  • Predicting the flammable region reach of propane vapor clouds 

    Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Villafañe, Diana; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2014)
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    Liquified gas fuels are widely used around the world, and the growth of LNG and LPG consumption continues to increase. However, using these fuels can lead to accidents if they are released to the environment. Consequently, ...
  • Predicting the frequency of accidents in port areas by developing event trees from historical analysis 

    Ronza, A; Félez, S; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Carol Llopart, Sergi; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2003-11)
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    The historical analysis of 828 accidents in port areas, which have been selected from a database, has been used to identify the sequences of the accidents. Processing these data has allowed the event trees and the probability ...
  • Predicting the frequency of accidents in port areas by developing vvent trees from historical analysis 

    Ronza, Andrea; Félez, S; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Carol Llopart, Sergi; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2003-11)
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    The historical analysis of 828 accidents in port areas, which have been selected from a database, has been used to identify the sequences of the accidents. Processing these data has allowed the event trees and the probability ...
  • Risk analysis active learning through the investigation of real cases 

    Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Arnaldos Viger, Josep; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2012)
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    Risk analysis is a topic of high relevance in chemical engineering. Courses on this topic are being introduced increasingly into the university curricula. The investigation of real cases is an interesting opportunity to ...