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Research program on technological risk at the process industry

Research program on technological risk at the process industry

Responsables: Joaquim Casal, Eulàlia Planas

Major accidents modelling and studies

We work on mathematical modeling and prediction of effects and consequences of fires (pool,jet and flash fires) of gaseous fuels (propane) and liquid fuels (gasoline, diesel), of explosions (semi-confined gas explosions, BLEVEs, vessels explosions) flammable and / or toxic clouds (Schleder et. al. 2015) and (Hemmatian et al. 2017).

Risk analysis

We develop new methodologies to identify and analyse technological risk (frequencies, probabilities) in process plants and in transport of dangerous goods (Ramírez-Camacho et al. 2015) and (Ramírez-Camacho et al. 2016).

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Processes optimization

We develop new methodologies to optimize plants and operations including risk analysis  (Bernechea and Arnaldos, 2013 and Medina et al., 2012).