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Analysis of LPG Facility Siting Considering BLEVE
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Analysis of LPG Facility Siting Considering BLEVE
Kim, Taebeom; Lee, Kyounglim; Lee, Juhee; Jung, Seungho; Lee, Kunmo;
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In previous studies on LPG siting in Korea, the scope have not included the probability of the secondary events of adjacent LPG tanks or structures from an explosion source. Therefore, it is essential to first identify the phenomenon which can be caused by BLEVE and then, properly assess their effects to each target including secondary event. In this study, we calculated the effects from a potential BLEVE of 15 ton LPG tank causing damages of storage tanks (LPG), structures and human using Phast ver. 6.7 and then suggested three risk zones (Zone I, II, III) assuming the consequences such as overpressure, heat radiation and missile effect by fragments. Zone I and II are divided at the line of 50% occurrence of the secondary event. Zone II and III are divided by Individual Risk(IR). The zone approach in this study can be used for more effective and safer Land Use Planning (LUP) for the future.
BLEVE;LPG siting;QRA;consequence analysis;risk-based zoning;
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