ISA TR84.00.07 PDF

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Adding one or more additional flame detectors to increase detector coverage Increasing the frequency of functional tests of the existing system design to increase FGS safety availability Note: Provide example scenario assessments to demonstrate the application of performance-based concepts to the analysis and design of FGS.

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Because this is a production facility containing flammable gases processed at high pressure with potential presence iza personnel on the platform during maintenance activities, the screening criteria determined the need for combustible gas detection. Iisa advantages of Geographic-Coverage Assessment include an easy-to-understand graphical representation of results.

Factors considered during the analysis include but are not limited to: Optical flame detectors will be set at a sensitivity that allows for detection of a 1-foot-byfoot 0.

Eight different flame orientations were considered in the analysis.

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Consequently, it is important to understand and evaluate the hazard scenario resulting from FGS operation to ensure that the residual risk is acceptable. As the volume increases, the likelihood of a greater severity hazard increases. The mitigated risk satisfies the risk criteria. For FGS functions, detector coverage should be analyzed with the same quantitative rigor as the verification of the average probability of failure on demand for the hardware design. For example, an array of many flame detectors in a monitored area with few obstacles and a 1ooN voting arrangement Figure A.

Walczak Conversions Inc M. Prior experience of the site and a considerable amount of judgment may be required to establish the frequency of the release scenario. This consequence severity may not be significantly different from the consequence without the deluge system, depending on the mitigation effectiveness.

This safety lifecycle includes the steps required to design a functionally safe fire and gas system, along with establishing the requirements of ttr84.00.07 of the steps. This ISA Standards and Practices Department is aware of the growing need for attention to the metric system of units in general, and the International System of Units SI in particular, in the preparation of instrumentation standards, recommended practices, and technical reports. Mitigation effectiveness is an important consideration in the assessment of this secondary consequence.


Since there are 9 total wellheads, the total frequency of the flash fire event is 9 times the frequency of a single wellhead, or 1. The likelihood of the mitigated hazard e.

These two metrics are coverage and safety availability. Only selected iterations have been included for the sake of this osa. If 2ooN voting is proposed, flag the location as covered only if it is within the field of view of two or more fire detectors in the monitored area.

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Specifically, the technical report focused on development of a method to characterize the “performance” of an array of detectors, which is sensitive to detector locations, the number of detectors installed and potential sources of release. Add one or more additional gas detectors to increase detector coverage Increase the frequency of functional tests of the existing system design to increase FGS safety availability Note, in this particular example, simply increasing the functional test frequency by itself will not result in an acceptable design.

The results show that 88 percent of possible hazard scenario outcomes are covered for the 2ooN voting arrangement. Tr84.0007 underlying assumption in all of the methods is that the identified safety functions are capable of achieving the allocated risk reduction in the operating environment. The operator has verified tr84.0.007 the consequence associated with this is related solely to minor equipment damage and downtime, and no safety hazard exists.

First, proper definition of the FGS function is critical to determining an accurate assessment of the FGS safety availability. Determination of appropriate fire detection criteria is beyond the scope of this technical report.

ISA was and is forged and founded from true honesty and integrity that you will not find in to many other professions. Type of material processed Process pressure and temperature Equipment potentially involved in a fire Occupancy of the facility Electrical area classification Because this is a process module containing flammable gases processed at high pressure with high-value processing equipment and the potential presence of personnel on the platform, the screening criteria determined the need for fire detection.

This aids in minimizing the number of scenarios that need to be individually analyzed. The area that is covered by both detectors is much less. Step 1 Identify Areas of Concern FGS fr84.00.07 in the process industries are typically designed to address hazards associated with loss-of-containment events caused by such factors as leaks, corrosion, and erosion.


The overall likelihood of the hazard scenario was calculated as 1. Step 2 – Identify Risk Scenarios The hazard analysis identified a credible potential for ixa to occur from any of the nine gas wellheads. This technical report presents a simple risk model to address the analysis of detector coverage and FGS safety availability, allowing isx factors to be explicitly considered in the risk assessment.

The additional time will allow for effective emergency response including containment, evacuation of personnel ixa a safe location, or other actions appropriate to the specific situation. Scenario coverage considers not only the location and attributes of the fire and gas detection equipment, but also considers the location, frequency, and dimensions of the fires and gas releases that can occur in a iza facility.

In addition to an incipient fire or gas release scenario, the gas consequence analysis should include an assessment of the potential outcome when the FGS does not work when required. Facilities which deal with tr884.00.07 substances generally invest in equipment to handle the substance such as vents to flares, scrubbers, incinerators, or other containment vessels.

ISA-TR Guidance on the Evaluation of Fire and Gas System Effectiveness

Nothing in this technical report suggests the prescriptive practices are invalid or that they should not be followed as required by local jurisdictional authorities. It is less likely for two or more detectors to be in the area of gr84.00.07, assuming the layout of detectors has not been changed with the implementation of voting.

This step may identify sources of flammable gas, such as corrosion-initiated leaks, flange gasket leaks, and small diameter tubing failures. Thus, one needs to carefully review the failure rate data being considered for use in the calculations. It should be noted that encroachment of business or communities on these green buffer zones or the sale of a unit in the plant to another business has a high potential for impacting the conclusions of given dispersion models.