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Offsite Consequence Modeling for Evacuation Distances against Accidental Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) Release Scenarios
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  • Journal title : Korean Chemical Engineering Research
  • Volume 54, Issue 4,  2016, pp.582-585
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • DOI : 10.9713/kcer.2016.54.4.582
 Title & Authors
Offsite Consequence Modeling for Evacuation Distances against Accidental Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) Release Scenarios
Kim, Jeonghwan; Jung, Seungho;
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 Abstract
This study intends to provide initial evacuation distances for the public in case of accidental releases of hydrogen fluoride (HF). HF is a very toxic chemical that is widely used in the chemical, electrical, and electronics industries. Consequence modeling programs, such as ALOHA and PHAST, were used to help formulate a contingency plan in case of an HF leak. For the purpose of this study, the release of entire quantity of HF in 10 min is defined as a worst-case scenario and the release from a partial line rupture is used as an alternative case scenario as National Institute of Chemical Safety (NICS) guidelines. Once the discharge rates were calculated based on the scenarios, the ERPG-2 endpoint distances have been obtained for representative daytime and nighttime weather conditions. This paper presents graphs that can be used to enact swift evacuation orders and emergency response plans in the case of accidental releases of HF.
 Keywords
Offsite consequence modeling;ALOHA;PHAST;ERPG-2;
 Language
Korean
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