Inherent Safety

  • Medina-Herrera, N., I.E. Grossmann, M.S. Mannan, and A. Jiménez-Gutiérrez, “An Approach for Solvent Selection in Extractive Distillation Systems Including Safety Considerations,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 53, no. 30, 2014, pp. 12023–12031. Link
  • Rocha-Valadez, T., R.A. Mentzer, A.R. Hasan and M.S. Mannan, “Inherently Safer Sustained Casing Pressure Testing for Well Integrity Evaluation,” Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, vol. 29, May 2014, pp. 209-215. Link
  • Medina-Herrera, N., A. Jiménez-Gutiérrez and M.S. Mannan, “Development of inherently safer distillation systems,” Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, vol. 29, May 2014, pp. 225-239. Link
  • Pineda-Solano, A., L. Saenz-Noval, S. Nayak, S.P. Waldram, M. Papadaki and M. Sam Mannan, “Inherently safer reactors: Improved efficiency of 3-picoline N-oxidation in the temperature range 110–125C,” Process Safety and Environmental Protection, vol. 90, no. 5, September 2012, pp. 404-410. Link
  • Pineda-Solano, A., L. R. Saenz, V. Carreto, M. Papadaki and M.S. Mannan, “Toward an inherently safer design and operation of batch and semi-batch processes: The N-oxidation of alkylpyridines,” Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, vol. 25, no. 5, September 2012, pp. 797-802 Link
  • Nayak, S., X. Gao and M.S. Mannan, “Towards Inherently Safer Processes: Alkylation of isobutene and n-butene,” Proceedings of 8th Global Congress on Process Safety, Houston, Texas, April 1-4, 2012. Link
  • Patel, S. J., Ng, D., Mannan, M. S., “Inherently Safer Design of Solvent Processes at the Conceptual Stage: Practical Application for Substitution”, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Vol. 23, Iss. 4, 2010, pp 483-491. PDF
  • Patel, S., D. Ng and M. S. Mannan, “Integrating Safety Issues in Solvent Selection and Process Design,” 2010 AIChE Spring National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, March 21-25, 2010. Link
  • Patel, S., D. Ng, M.S. Mannan, “QSPR Flash Point Prediction of Solvents Using Topological Indices for Application in Computer Aided Molecular Design”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 48, No. 15, 2009, pp 7378–7387. PDF
  • Suardin, J.A., M.S. Mannan, and M.M. El-Halwagi, “The Integration of Dow’s Fire and Explosion Index (F&EI) into Process Design and Optimization to Achieve Inherently Safety Design,” Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, vol. 20, no. 1, January 2007, pp. 79-90. PDF
  • Markowski, A.S., and M.S. Mannan, “Fuzzy Logic Application for LOPA,” Proceedings of the 5th European Meeting on Chemistry and Environment, Vienna, Austria, May 3-5, 2006, pp. 1015-1028. PDF
  • Suardin, J.A., and M.S. Mannan, “The Integration of Dow’s Fire and Explosion Index into Process Design and Optimization to Achieve Inherently Safer Design,” Proceedings of the CCPS 2006 International Conference and Workshop, Orlando, Florida, April 23-27, 2006. PDF
  • Mannan, M.S., Y. Wang, C. Zhang, and H.H. West, “Application of Inherently Safer Design Principles in Biodiesel Production Process,” Proceedings of Hazards XIX, Institution of Chemical Engineers, Manchester, United Kingdom, March 28-30, 2006, pp. 982-989. PDF
  • Mannan, M.S., “Challenges in Implementing Inherent Safety Principles,” Industrial Process Products and Technology, vol. 18, no. 1, February 2005, pp. 32. PDF
  • Qiao, Y., M. Gentile, and M.S. Mannan, “Fuzzy Logic Methodology for Accident Frequency Assessment in Hazardous Materials Transportation,” Proceedings of the CCPS 19th Annual International Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 29-July 1, 2004, pp. 215-224. PDF
  • Gentile, M., W.J. Rogers, and M.S. Mannan, “Development of a Fuzzy Logic-based Inherent Safety Index,” Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Transactions of the Institute of Chemical Engineers Part B, vol. 81, no. 6, November 2003, pp. 444-456. PDF
  • Gupta, J.P., D.C. Hendershot, and M.S. Mannan, “The Real Cost of Process Safety – A Clear Case for Inherent Safety,” Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Transactions of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, Part B, vol. 81, no. 6, November 2003, pp. 406-413. PDF
  • Gentile M., W.J. Rogers, and M.S.Mannan, W., “Development of an Inherent Safety Index Based on of Fuzzy Logic”, AIChE Journal, Vol. 49, Issue 4, April 2003, pp. 959-968. PDF
  • Mannan, M.S., W.J. Rogers, M. Gentile, and T.M. O’Connor, “Inherently Safer Design: Implementation Challenges Faced by New and Existing Facilities,” Hydrocarbon Processing, vol. 82, no. 3, March 2003, pp. 59-61. PDF
  • Gentile, M., W.J. Rogers, and M.S. Mannan, “Inherent Safety Index for Transportation of Chemicals,” Proceedings of the 5th Annual Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center Symposium, Beyond Regulatory Compliance: Making Safety Second Nature, College Station, Texas, October 29-30, 2002, pp. 225-244. PDF
  • Gentile, M. and M.S. Mannan, “Development of an Inherent Safety Index Using Fuzzy Logic,” Proceedings of the 4th Annual Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center Symposium, Beyond Regulatory Compliance: Making Safety Second Nature, College Station, Texas, October 30-31, 2001, pp. 510-526. PDF
  • Gentile, M., W.J. Rogers and M.S. Mannan, “Application of Fuzzy Logic for the Development of an Inherent Safety Index,” Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center Symposium, Beyond Regulatory Compliance: Making Safety Second Nature, College Station, Texas, October 24-25, 2000, pp. 469-486. PDF
  • Mannan, M.S. and J.T. Baldwin, “Inherently Safer is Inherently Cleaner: A Comprehensive Design Approach,” Chemical Process Safety Report, March 2000, Tab. 100, pp. 125-132.PDF