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Exponent Presenting at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Spring Annual Meeting


April 23, 2009

April 26-30, 2009
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

Engineers from Exponent’s Thermal Sciences and Engineering Management Consulting practices will give several presentations at the AIChE Spring National Meeting in Tampa, Florida the week of April 26. The meeting is the year’s key technical conference for practicing chemical engineers. Exponent will present in several process safety sessions that are part of the 5th Global Congress on Process Safety, 24th Center for Chemical Process Safety (CPSC) International Conference, 43rd Loss Prevention Symposium, and 11th Process Plant Safety Symposium, and the 9th Topical Conference on Gas Utilization.

Monday, April 27, 2009

3:30 pm
Session: #41 – Tools to Identify Hazards (T3A06)
Accident Investigation Using Process Control Event Diagrams
Delmar R. Morrison, Russell A. Ogle, Joel Cowells, and John Martens

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

9:20 am
Session: #89 – LNG Safety - I (T6A04)
Modeling the Spreading of Large LNG Spills on Water
Nicolas Ponchaut, Melissa Chernovsky, Filippo Gavelli, and Harri K. Kytomaa

10:15 am
Session: #82 - Audits, Inspection and Regulation (T1003)
Dust Explosion Prevention: Regulations, Standards, and Mitigation Techniques
Timothy J. Myers, Alfonso F. Ibarreta and Robert Ashcraft

2:00 pm
Session: #96 - Case Histories and Lessons Learned (T1005)
Root Cause Analysis of a Cryogenic Refrigeration System Explosion
Delmar Morrison1, Russell A. Ogle2, John Martens1, and Joel Cowells1

2:50 pm
Session: #102 - LNG Safety - II (T6A05)
The Effect of Substrate on LNG Vapor Dispersion from An Impounded Area
Filippo Gavelli, Melissa Chernovsky, and Harri Kytomaa

3:40 pm
Session: #102 - LNG Safety - II (T6A05)
Have You Considered High-Pressure LNG Releases? They Are More Likely Than Catastrophic Failures
Sanjeev Saraf, Subodh Medhekar, En-Hua Yang