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Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management (PSAM)

Editor
Michael G. Stamatelatos
Michael G. Stamatelatos
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Harold S. Blackman
Harold S. Blackman
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ISBN-10:
0791802442
No. of Pages:
2576
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2006

The topicality of this work is based on two aspects. First, the problems of hazard identification, assessment and prevention are relevant worldwide due to the growing concentration of hazardous materials, increasing complexity of technological processes in which hazardous materials, very high pressures and temperatures are used, intensifying flows of transportation and information on the one hand and new safety requirements and standards on the other.

The second factor is that in the resent years in Lithuanian roads a considerable amount of hazard materials is transported, especially oil products. However, there is no common methodology, which could assess the risk of...

Summary/Abstract
Introduction
Definitions of Hazards, Flows and Other Concepts
Additive Hazard Distribution in the Network
The Main Results and Conclusions
References
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