Explosion Risk Modelling

  • Jan-Erik VinnemEmail author
  • Willy Røed
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


This chapter provides an overview of frequencies for explosion scenarios as well as an overview of different type of explosion consequences. An approach to probabilistic explosion load assessment is outlined, followed by a discussion of how explosion risk may be reduced. Finally an example of dimensioning against blast load and a case study relating to blast load reduction are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity of StavangerStavangerNorway

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