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23rd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering by Ilkka Turunen, Andrzej Kraslawski

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Automated HAZOP using hybrid discrete/continuous process models

Irene Lotero-Herranz and Santos Galán,    Univ. Politécnica de Madrid - ETSII, José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2. 28006 Madrid, Spain

Abstract

Hazard and operability analysis (HAZOP) has been widely used for risk identification during the last five decades but their limits are well known. In this paper it is proposed a new model-based approach based on the combination of the key ideas of HAZOP studies with dynamic optimization.

Keywords

HAZOP; dynamic optimization; hybrid discrete/continuous; model

1 Introduction

Safety measures in chemical processes plant reduce drastically the occurrence of fatal accidents, environmental damage and longterm costs. There are several systematic methods ...

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