A Study on the Safety Enhancement of Chemical Plants Using Risk Based Inspection Method

Risk Based Inspection 기법을 이용한 화학공장의 안전성 향상에 관한 연구

  • 노용해 ;
  • 유진환 ;
  • 서재민 ;
  • 임차순 ;
  • 고재욱
  • Published : 2002.09.01

Abstract

The RBI technique proposed by API is composed of three steps. The qualitative RBI method can be used for the purpose of screening the components with high risk. And the quantitative RBI method employs complex risk evaluation model for predicting component risk in a quantitative manner. The inspection program can be optimized based on the results obtained by these RBI technique. The forementioned RBI technique has been applied to a common hydrodesulfurizer unit and the technique is critically evaluated for studying its benefits and limitations, which is the main issue of this thesis. It's conducted that the RBI method can provide a method for defining and measuring the component risk, and also provide a powerful tool for managing many of the important elements of a process plant.

Keywords

RBI(risk based inspection);RBM(risk based management);inspection

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