• Design optimization of hazardous substance storage facilities to minimize project risk 

    Bernechea, Esteban; Arnaldos Viger, Josep (2013)
    Artículo
    Acceso restringido por política de la editorial
    The storage of dangerous substances is a high risk procedure: a historical analysis revealed that 17% of the major accidents associated with the chemical industry are related to this process. When a storage facility is ...
  • Design optimization of storage facilities taking into account the domino effect 

    Bernechea, Esteban; Arnaldos Viger, Josep (2012)
    Texto en actas de congreso
    Acceso abierto
    Storing hazardous substances is a process that entrails high risk, and in which many resources are spent in the planning of safety measures; however, safety could be included at the initial stages of the design of this ...
  • Design optimization of storage terminals through the application of QRA 

    Bernechea, Esteban (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-19)
    Tesis
    Acceso abierto
    The storage of hazardous materials is a necessary part of the life cycle and operation of any process plant, which intrinsically entails certain hazards and dangers. The results of historical analysis reveal that 17% of ...
  • Multi-objective optimization of hazardous substance storage facilities. The decision between risks and costs associated to the project 

    Bernechea, Esteban; Zamarripa, Miguel; Arnaldos Viger, Josep (2012)
    Texto en actas de congreso
    Acceso abierto
    The design storage installations for dangerous substances can be optimized from a safety and risk point of view by combining quantitative risk analysis and mathematical optimization techniques; the consequences of accidents ...
  • Optimización matemática aplicada al análisis de riesgos 

    Bernechea, Esteban (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Acceso restringido por decisión del autor
    Durante las últimas decadas, la tendencia continuada de la industria de procesos químicos, con respecto a la seguridad industrial, ha sido la de invertir grandes cantidades de dinero, con el fin de mejorar este aspecto. ...
  • Optimizing the design of storage facilities through the application of ISD and QRA 

    Bernechea, Esteban; Arnaldos Viger, Josep (2014-11-17)
    Artículo
    Acceso restringido por política de la editorial
    Four strategies can be used to achieve safety in chemical processes: inherent, passive, active and procedural; however, the one that offers better results is the inherent safety approach, especially if applied at the initial ...