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  • Analysis of Leak and Explosion from an Underground Pipeline in Kaohsiung, Taiwan 

    Yang, Hui-Ning; Chen, Jen-How; Chiu, Home-Jo; Kao, Ting-Jia; Tsai, Hsiao-Yun; Chen, Jenq-Renn (Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety CenterTexas &M University. Libraries, 2017)
    On 23:57 July 31st, 2014, a catastrophic vapor explosion occurred in the downtown of Kaohsiung city. The incident was initiated from a leak of an underground pipeline transporting pressurized propylene liquid. Analysis of ...
  • Establishing Safety System Requirements for Onshore Facilities 

    Bischoff, Tom (Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety CenterTexas &M University. Libraries, 2017)
    As Oil and Gas operating companies have evolved, complexities that were typically only existant in large facilities, have found their way into way into all areas of operation. Single well pad are in the past and larger, ...
  • Oil Transportation in Pipelines with the Existence of Ice 

    Xu, Hongfei; Pereyra, E.; Dellacase, E.; Volk, M. (Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety CenterTexas &M University. Libraries, 2017)
    When the ambient temperature is below freezing point, ice may form in the oil transportation pipelines, which can cause flow assurance issues, such as restricting flow path or even plugging the pipeline. Ice plugging was ...
  • Improved Blast Capacity of Pre-engineered Metal Buildings using Coupled CFD and FEA Modeling 

    Wesevich, James; Milner, D.; Nikodym, L.; Nasri, V.; Lawver, D.; Mould, J. (Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety CenterTexas &M University. Libraries, 2017)
    The initial CCPS guideline [CCPS, 1996] for estimating lethality for building occupants within petrochemical buildings subjected to blast hazards was based on building construction type and peak overpressure. This method ...
  • Key Lessons from the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Isobutane Release and Fire 

    Wingard, Mark (Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety CenterTexas &M University. Libraries, 2017)
    United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigations Board

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