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TECHNICAL NEWSLETTERS

FABIG releases at least 3 Technical Newsletters per year comprising technical articles on the latest developments in fire and explosion engineering. The articles published in our Newsletters are authored by both academics and industry experts and cover results of ongoing research, innovative technical solutions, current best practice and case studies. All the FABIG Newsletters are listed below, and FABIG members can download them for free (after login).
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FABIG Technical Newsletters

Issue 077
Published in April 2020

CONTENTS:

  • Editorial: 'Explosion and fire hazards associated with fracking sites'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered 'Review of Current Understanding of Large-scale Explosion Mechanisms'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered 'New Developments in Fire & Gas…
Issue 076
Published in September 2019

CONTENTS:

  • Editorial: 'Let's bring safety to the field'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered 'Developments in Fire & Explosion Engineering for a Hydrogen Economy'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered 'Fire & Explosion Hazards caused by Spray Releases'
  • Summary…
Issue 075
Published in March 2019

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered ‘Fire Hazards in Enclosed Spaces / Compartments’
  • A review of the Q9 equivalent cloud method for explosion modelling
  • Comparative assessment of methods used to determine the effect of fire loads on the ultimate strength of…
Issue 074
Published in September 2018

CONTENTS:

  • Editorial: 'Probabilistic simulation is safer and faster'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered 'Managing Fire & Explosion Hazards in a Low Oil Price Environment'
  • One-way versus two-way fluid-structure interaction analyses of offshore installations in fires…
Issue 073
Published in May 2018

CONTENTS:

  • Editorial: 'Is the pursuit of theoretical modelling disrupting major accident risk management?'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered 'Testing of Products and Materials Subjected to Fires & Explosions'
  • Behaviour of intumescent coatings under different fire…
Issue 072
Published in January 2018

CONTENTS:

  • Editorial: 'Large fires can be hotter than normally considered'
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered "Leak Frequencies: Up or Down?"
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered "New Developments For Design Against Cryogenic Releases"
  • Advances in Consequence…
Issue 071
Published in September 2017

CONTENTS:

  • Design Explosion Loads Specification for Safety Critical Systems
  • New Procedure for Non-linear Structural Response Analysis of Offshore Installations subjected to Explosions
  • Robustness of Steel Framed Structures in Fire: Effects of Joints and Methods of Improvement
  • Research…
Issue 070
Published in May 2017

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered "Improving Safety by Integrating Lessons from Undesirable Events into Design and Operation"
  • Review of the Technical Meeting which covered "New Insights into Risk Assessment"
  • Optimisation of Site Layout and Process Design using…
Issue 069
Published in October 2016

CONTENTS:

  • Reviews of the UK Technical Meetings which covered "Developments in Fire Loading and Relevant Standards" and "Lessons Learnt from Recent Accidents"
  • Large Eddy Simulation of a Mechanically Ventilated Compartment Fire
  • ISO Jet Fire Standard ISO 22899-1:2007 & ISO/TR 22899…
Issue 068
Published in February 2016

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the UK Technical Meetings which covered "Sources and Likelihood of Ignition Mechanisms" and "New Developments in Explosion Control and Mitigation"
  • The Method and Benefits of Risk-based Fire and Gas Detection Mapping
  • Four Generations of Fire and Blast Resistant…
Issue 067
Published in July 2015

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the UK Technical Meeting which covered "Subsea Hydrocarbon Release Hazards"
  • Societal Risk Criteria for Industrial Activities
  • Characterization of Deluge Spray with Image Processing
  • Blast Pressure Distribution around Large Storage Tanks
  • Probabilistic Scenario Based…
Issue 066
Published in April 2015

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the UK Technical Meeting which covered "Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG)"
  • Analysis of an ISO Container Subjected to Blast Loading from Vapour Cloud Detonations
  • Ignition of Explosive Mixtures via Particles Heated by Electromagnetic Radiation
  • MDOF Procedure for…
Issue 065
Published in January 2015

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the UK Technical Meeting which covered "Structural Materials for Weight Saving on Offshore Topsides"
  • Structural Composite Fire & Blast Protection Enclosure for Reducing Equipment Skid Weight
  • Effect of Pool Fires on Offshore Platform Decks
  • Hydrogen Jet Fire…
Issue 064
Published in September 2014

CONTENTS:

  • Review of the UK Technical Meeting which covered "Managing Hazards in Extreme Operating Conditions"
  • Review of the UK Technical Meeting which covered "Determination and Specification of Explosion Loads"
  • Large Vapour Clouds - Dispersion and Explosion Characteristics
  • Blast…
Issue 063
Published in February 2014

CONTENT:

  • Review of the Korean Technical Meeting which covered "Explosion & Fire Risk Control in Various Industries"
  • Review of the Korean Technical Meeting which covered "Fires and Explosions in Petrochemical Plants"
  • Review of the UK Technical Meeting which covered "Risk…
Issue 062
Published in November 2013

CONTENT:

  • The Importance of Experimental Research in the Understanding of Gas Explosions
  • Advances in Explosion Modelling
  • Experimental Research on Fire Loading and its Implications Today
  • Adoption of Risk Based Assessment Methods for Fires and Explosions in Design
  • Advances in Structural…
Issue 061
Published in May 2013

CONTENTS:

  • Review of Technical Meeting which covered "Update on Fire & Explosion Guidance, Standards & Regulations"
  • Review of Technical Meeting which covered "Carbon Capture & Storage - The Safety Issues"
  • Review of Technical Meeting which covered "Vapour Cloud Formation"…
Issue 060
Published in August 2012

CONTENTS:

  • Review of Technical Meeting which covered "Best Practice in Fire and Explosion Modelling"
  • Review of Technical Meeting which covered "New Developments in Fire Resistant Materials"
  • Robustness of Steel Framed Structures in Fire
  • Transient Pressure Loading of Clamped Plates with…
Issue 059
Published in April 2012

CONTENTS:

  • Review of Technical Meeting which covered 'Reassessment and Upgrade of Existing Facilities'
  • Goal Setting Approach for Blast Resistant Design
  • The Nomogram for Axial Concentration Decay in Hydrogen Momentum-Controlled Jets
  • Improved Estimation of Failure Frequencies for…
Issue 058
Published in October 2011

CONTENTS:

  • Review of Past Technical Meetings which covered ‘Liquefied Natural Gas’, ‘Design for Extreme Events’ and ‘Update on Recent Events and Related Research’
  • Explosion & Fire Engineering of FPSOs (EFEF JIP): Definition of Design Fire Loads
  • Specifying Intumescent Coatings for…
Issue 057
Published in April 2011

CONTENTS:

  • Review of Technical Meeting covering ‘Complex Release Scenarios’
  • Leak frequency modelling for offshore QRA based on the hydrocarbon release database
  • Concentration decay in Hydrogen non-reacting momentum-controlled jets
  • Strain based acceptance criteria for blast resistant…
Issue 056
Published in January 2011

CONTENTS:

  • Update of the ‘Fire & Blast Technical Directory’ on FABIG website
  • Video recordings of Technical Meetings available on demand on FABIG website
  • Review of past FABIG Technical Meetings
  • An improved ray casting tool for flame detection analysis
  • What does inherently safer mean…
Issue 055
Published in May 2010

CONTENTS:

  • Revision to FABIG Technical Note 11
  • Review of FABIG Technical Meeting on ‘Managing Low Probability High Consequence Events’
  • A Methodology for the Assessment of Gas Detector Configurations in Offshore Intake Ducts
  • Dispersion of Accidental Release of H2S on a Gas production…
Issue 054
Published in December 2009

CONTENTS:

  • Review of FABIG Technical Meeting on ‘Learning from the Nuclear Industry’
  • Summary of findings of the FABIG Members’ survey
  • The Buncefield Explosion Mechanism Phase 1 and proposal for Phase 2
  • Domino Effect Analysis of Process Equipments Using Fragility Curves
  • Recommendations…
Issue 053
Published in June 2009

CONTENTS:

  • Review of FABIG Technical Meeting on ‘Design of Structures against Hydrocarbon Fires’
  • Why ISO 13702 and NFPA 15 standards may lead to unsafe design
  • A CFD model for the backdraught phenomenon and its application to inform venting and firefighting strategies at basement…
Issue 052
Published in January 2009

CONTENTS:

  • Review of FABIG Technical Meeting on ‘Design and Siting of Process Plant Buildings’
  • Time Dependency of Accidents and Response in Petrochemical Plants
  • Design Against Malevolent Acts: The Case of Underwater Explosions
  • Safety Concerns Related to the Introduction of Biofuels
Issue 051
Published in July 2008

CONTENTS:

  • Hydrogen Safety Activities at the University of Ulster
  • Spontaneous Ignition of Hydrogen in Accidental Releases of High Pressure Hydrogen - A Possible Mechanism: Diffusion Ignition
  • Portable Buildings within Processing Plants
Issue 050
Published in April 2008

CONTENTS:

  • Members of the FABIG Steering Committee for 2008-2009
  • Improvements to the FABIG website
  • A Methodology for Fire Hazard Assessment
  • Internal Explosive Loading of Steel Pipes
  • American Society of Safety Engineers – Middle East Chapter (ASSE-MEC) Conference in Bahrain addresses…
Issue 049
Published in February 2008

CONTENTS:

  • Launch of a ‘Fire & Blast Technical Directory’ on FABIG Website
  • The Modern Approach to Offshore Safety Management
  • A Critical Review of Probabilistic Explosion Risk Assessment
  • Hydrocarbon Jet Fire Hazards in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Hydrocarbon Fires - Large Scale…
Issue 048
Published in April 2007

CONTENTS:

  • Development of an Ignition Probability Model for the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Failure Probability Of Process Equipment Subjected To Vapour Cloud Explosions
  • Assessment of mathematical models for the prediction of smoke ingress & movement in offshore installations
Issue 047
Published in January 2007

CONTENTS:

  • Disseminating the Lessons Learnt from Recent Onshore and Offshore Accidents
  • Lessons from Texas City: A Case History
  • Full Scale Explosion tests on Explosion Relief Panels
  • Uncertainty Analysis of QRA
Issue 046
Published in October 2006

CONTENTS:

  • FABIG Seeks Contribution to Fire & Blast Technical Directory
  • FABIG Launches a New Products & Services Directory
  • Designing of Electronic Assembly to Resist Explosion-induced Vibration (Part II)
  • Response Spectra for Explosion Resistant Design and Assessment
  • FABIG…
Issue 045
Published in June 2006

CONTENTS:

  • Design of Electronic Assemblies to Resist Explosion - Induced Vibration (Part 1)
  • Understanding and Responding to Security Risk for Oilfield Installation
  • Hazard and Safety Management Training Needs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region
  • Predicting Glazing…
Issue 044
Published in January 2006

CONTENTS:

  • A Probabilistic Procedure for Design of Process Areas Against Fires
  • Research Needs for Prevention and Mitigation of Major Fire Hazards Relating to Onshore Plant
  • Research Needs for Major Hazards Relating to Onshore Plant - Gas Explosions
  • Achieving ALARP in Topside Blast…
Issue 043
Published in August 2005

CONTENTS:

  • Summary Report from FABIG Steering Committee Meeting
  • An Example of the Use of Crushable Struts in Blast-Resistant Design
  • Bayesian Decision Analysis for Optimal Upgrading of Offshore Installations
  • Stainless Steel Blast and Fire Resistant Structures
Issue 042
Published in April 2005

CONTENTS:

  • The Inevitability if Ignition
  • ISO - Damage Diagrams for Blast Resistant Design
  • FABIG Technical Note 8: Protection of Piping Systems Subjected to Fires and Explosions
  • Modelling of Steel Blast Panels
  • Satel - Structural Analysis Tool for Explosion Loading
Issue 041
Published in January 2005

CONTENTS:

  • Static Resistance of Stiffened Plates Subjected to Explosions
  • Practical Fire Safe Design of Equipment Supports: Determining the Need for PFP
  • Kameleon Fireex - An Advance Computational System for Calculation of Fire Structure Interaction
  • A Summary of Fire and Blast Issues…
Issue 040
Published in August 2004

CONTENTS:

  • Response to Comments on FABIG Article R505 - 'Exceedence Curves and the Definition of Load Cases for Explosion Assessment'
  • Understanding Risk Through Bayesian Updating
  • Design and Analysis of Stainless Steel Profiled Blast Barriers
Issue 039
Published in March 2004

CONTENTS:

  • The Concept of Safety Barriers and their Optimal Design
  • Combining Structural and Safety Perspectives in Fire Hazard Assessments
  • Explosion Risk Assessment - General Approach
  • Pipes Exposed to Medium Sized Jet Fires - Rupture Conditions and Models for Predicting Time to…
Issue 038
Published in January 2004

CONTENTS:

  • Practical Blast Resistant Design of Plates
  • Exceedance Curves and the Definition of Load Cases for Explosion Assessment
  • Resistance to Accidental and Very Extreme Explosions
  • Simplified Assessment of Steel Framed Structures Subject to Blast Followed by Fire
Issue 037
Published in November 2003

CONTENTS:

  • FABIG Technical Meetings Review
  • A Recurrence Law for Explosion Overpressure
  • Some Thoughts on Article R495
  • The Use of Bow-Ties and Thesis in the Control of Major Accident Hazards
  • Under-Ventilated Compartment Fires - Introduction of the EC Funded Firenet Project
Issue 036
Published in August 2003

CONTENTS:

  • Performance-Based Fire Resistant Design
  • Water Deluge and Influence on Dispersion
  • Scale Testing of Profiled Stainless Steel Blast Walls
  • Jet Effect in Vented Explosions
Issue 035
Published in April 2003

CONTENTS:

  • A Practical Approach to Fire Hazard Analysis for Offshore Structures
  • Reassessment of Gas Explosion Hazard on Offshore Facilities
  • Performance Based Blast Resistant Designs
  • Revised Norsok Standard N-004 on Accidental Explosions
  • Developments of the Test to Determine the…
Issue 034
Published in January 2003

CONTENTS:

  • FABIG Technical Meeting Review
  • ERA Conference 2002
  • Probabilistic Cost-Benefit Analysis For Blast Design
  • Explosion Risks in Large and Wide Spread Process Areas and Loads on Intermediate Sized Equipment
  • Proposed API Guidance on Fire and Blast
  • Probabilistic Analysis of Gas…
Issue 033
Published in September 2002

CONTENTS:

  • Response of Secondary Systems to Explosion
  • Guidelines for Protection of Pressurised Systems Exposed to Fire
  • Determination of the Resistance to Jet Fires of Passive Fire Protection Materials
  • Fire & Blast Considerations in the Future Design of Offshore Facilities - June…
Issue 032
Published in May 2002

CONTENTS:

  • FABIG Technical Notes 6 & 7
  • Design of Passive Fire Protection
  • Design of Offshore Facilities to Resist Gas Explosion Hazards - Engineering Handbook
  • Inertia Limit of Vent Cover in Explosion Protection Systems
  • On Water Sprays in Fire Protection Engineering
  • How Distribution…
Issue 031
Published in January 2002

CONTENTS:

  • FABIG Technical Note 7: Simplified Methods for Response Analysis to Dynamic Loading
  • An Approximate Method for Blast Resistant Design
  • Design of Offshore Facilities to Resist Gas Explosion Hazard - Engineering Handbook
  • Use of Safety Barrier Diagrams in Offshore QRA in Denmark
Issue 030
Published in October 2001

CONTENTS:

  • A Workbook Approach to Estimating the Flammable Volume Produced by a Gas Release
  • Risk-Based Design of Passive Fire Protection
  • Safety Management Offshore: A Systematic Approach
  • New Guidelines on Pressure Relief
Issue 029
Published in July 2001

CONTENTS:

  • FABIG Goes West
  • A Workbook Approach to Estimating the Flammable Volume Produced by a Gas Release
  • Water Containers are Demonstrated to have Passive Gas Explosion Suppression Capability
  • Guidance for Analysis and Design of Profiled Blast Barriers
  • Blast Response of Steel…
Issue 028
Published in April 2001

CONTENTS:

  • Engineering and Human Factors Go Hand-In-Hand
  • Revised Fire and Explosion Guidance
  • 10th ERA Conference November 2001
  • Sadie Initiative
  • Integrity and Structural Response of Piping
  • Developments in Fire Engineering
  • Developments in Gas Explosion Safety in The 1990's in Norway…
Issue 027
Published in September 2000

CONTENTS:

  • Pulse Pressure Testing of ¼ Scale Stainless Steel Blast Walls and Blast Wall Connections
  • Error in the Design of Hazardous Plant
  • Explosion Safety Engineering: Design of Venting Areas for Enclosures at Atmospheric and Elevated Initial Pressures
  • Safer Design - An Attitude
Issue 026
Published in April 2000

CONTENTS:

  • Response of Process Vessels and Equipments to Fire Attack
  • CFD Modelling of the Confined Jet Fire Tests in the Phase 2 Project
  • Modelling the Response of Steel Panels to Explosions
  • A New Approach in Fixed Gas Leak Detection - The Ultrasonic Acoustic Sensor
  • Barrier Method: An…
Issue 025
Published in January 2000

CONTENTS:

  • Foamspex Project
  • Some Further Simulations of the Compartment Fires in the Phase 2 Project
  • Gas Explosions in Offshore Modules Following Realistic Releases Phase 3B
  • Managing Fire Hazards on Offshore Installations
  • Elevated Temperature and Strain Rate Material Properties of…
Issue 024
Published in June 1999

CONTENTS:

  • Marine Fire Protection
  • Explosion Design For FPSO's
  • A Systemic Approach To Offshore Fire Safety Management
  • Received Loading Test Cases
  • Blast Loading Of Scaled Structural Members
  • Updating Explosion And Fire Design Guidance
Issue 023
Published in October 1998

CONTENTS:

  • FLACS Stimulations Of Test 23 Of The BFETS Campaign - Loading On Stiffened Panels
  • Phase 2 Unconfined Horizontal Jet Fire Test: Why Was Phase Off?
  • Comments On The Model Evaluation For Compartment Fires In The Phase 2 Project
  • How Advanced Are The Blast Wall Response Analyses…
Issue 022
Published in May 1998

CONTENTS:

  • Research On Health And Safety - The HSE Perspective
  • The Contribution Of Research And Development to a Step Change in Safety
  • New Knowledge, New Changes?
  • Blast And Fire Engineering Project - Phase 1
  • The Interim Guidance Notes
  • Scope And Objectives Of Phase 2
  • Unconfined Fire Test…
Issue 021
Published in October 1997

CONTENTS:

  • How Advanced Are The Blast Wall Response Analyses For The Offshore Industry
  • DINGESS - A Proposed Joint Industry Project
  • Offshore Explosion Research
  • Phase 2 - Structural Testing
Issue 020
Published in June 1997

CONTENTS:

  • Rules For The Determination Of Coat-Back Requirements
  • A Model For Predicting The Hazards From Large Scale Compartment Jet Fires
  • Announcement Of A New Pulse Pressure Loading Facility
  • Integrated Risk Assessment Package For Offshore Installations
Issue 019
Published in March 1997

CONTENTS:

  • Maximising The Resistance of Topside Structures Against Blast Loads
  • Offshore Explosion Research - The Next Phase
  • Emergency Evacuation Trials
  • Vectra - New Licensing Agent For Chaos
  • Schiehallion Escape Tunnel
  • FLACS Commercial Launch
  • Seminar on Results of "Gas Safety Programme 93…
Issue 018
Published in November 1996

CONTENTS:

  • Failure of Corrugated Firewalls Subjected to Hydrocarbon Explosions
  • Offshore Fires & Explosions "The Industry Goes Full Scale"
  • Explosion Model Evaluation Project (EME)
  • Safety First For Gas Turbine Enclosures
Issue 017
Published in September 1996

CONTENTS:

  • The Development of Technical Guidance
  • Aspects of High Integrity Protection Systems (HIPS) In Hazard Management on Offshore Installations
  • Emergency Evacuation - A New Joint Industry Project
  • BRAE Risk Reduction Project - A Practical Approach To QRA
  • New Technical Note on…
Issue 016
Published in May 1996

CONTENTS:

  • Sensitivity Study on Structural Aspects of Fire & Blast (Phase 1)
  • Effectiveness of Water Deluge in Mitigation Fires
  • Rules For The Determination of Coatback Requirements
  • Assessment of Blast Resistance of Offshore Topside Structures
  • Hazards Posed By Releases of Pressurised…
Issue 015
Published in January 1996

CONTENTS:

  • Engineering Relations For Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems
  • Retrofitting of Blast Walls for Offshore Structures
  • Development of a Performance Standard Approach to Passive Fire Protection Design
  • Drop Down Fire Barrier: Innovative Engineering on BP Exploration Clyde Platform
Issue 014
Published in October 1995

CONTENTS:

  • The UK Safety Case Assessment of Floating Production and Storage Installations
  • Risk Analysis for Semi-Submersible Drilling Units Operating in the North Sea
  • Hazard Analysis for Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) Installations
  • Fire and Explosion Aspects of…
Issue 013
Published in June 1995

CONTENTS:

  • New UKCS Regulations
  • Strength Assessment of Topside Structures Subjected to Fire
  • Integrated Fire Analysis
  • Gas Explosion Engineering Joint Industry Project (GEEJIP)
  • Microtherm HRB Fire Protection Panels
  • Offshore Safety Cases – HSE Experiences
  • What is Reasonably Practicable?…
Issue 012
Published in March 1995

CONTENTS:

  • System Based Performance Standards Approach
  • Human Factors – Reactions to Emergencies
  • Failure Penalty Modelling for Ultimate Strength
  • Gas Explosion Engineering Joint Industry Project (GEEJIP)
  • Development of Ignition Hazard Model
  • Integrated System for Analysis of Resistance of…
Issue 011
Published in December 1994

CONTENTS:

  • Approach to the USA Balancing Prescriptive Requirements & Operator
  • A New Look at Blast Wall Capacities
  • Fire & Blast Analysis: Concerns for FPSOs
  • Crude Oil Fire Deluge Tests
  • Jet Fires Impacting on Flat Surfaces
  • Phase 2 Update
  • Hazards XII
Issue 010
Published in September 1994

CONTENTS:

  • European Communities, Directorate-General XII Evaluation of Models Gas Explosions (MEGGE)
  • ISO - Offshore Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries - Offshore Structures
  • Designing for Ill-Defined Accidental Loads?
  • Are HRD Systems worth a closer look?
  • HRD Explosion Mitigation
  • EC…
Issue 009
Published in June 1994

CONTENTS:

  • The Importance of Consistent Data
  • Norwegian Safety Initiative
  • Explosion & Fire Design Guidance
  • Structural Response to Gas Explosions: Control of Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis
  • Is Explosion Response Analysis That Simple?
  • A Rational Approach to Fire Consequence…
Issue 008
Published in March 1994

CONTENTS:

  • Membrane Type Blast Walls
  • Results of the Merge Project
  • Offshore Firefighting Onshore
  • Water Mist Fire Suppression
  • More Leaks Equals Greater Safety??
  • To Extinguish or not to Extinguish
Issue 007
Published in November 1993

CONTENTS:

  • Design Management Guidelines for Explosion and Fire Engineering
  • An Update on Field Modelling of Pool Fires
  • The Fire Resistance of Aluminium
  • Shell - Jet & Pool Fire Tests
  • Fires on the Sea Surface
  • ERA Conferences - Offshore Structural Design against Extreme Loads
  • Offshore…
Issue 006
Published in August 1993

CONTENTS:

  • Alternative Materials: Fire & Blast Response
  • Alternative Materials: Design Guides
  • Article R74 - ERRATA
  • Blast Wall Specifications
  • Phase 2 Update
  • Kuwait Scientific Mission
  • UKELG Meeting
  • Interflam ‘93
  • Impact and Explosion - Analysis and Design
  • The Droplet Size Debate…
  • Large Scale…
Issue 005
Published in May 1993

CONTENTS:

  • OSH-Offshore
  • Sprinklers Versus Deluge
  • Is Passive Fire Protection Data Adequate?
  • Determining The Response of Protected Steel to Fire Loading
  • New Findings on the Effectiveness of Relief Panels and Louvre Panels
  • Offshore Loss Prevention: A Systematic Approach - Conference Review
Issue 004
Published in February 1993

CONTENTS:

  • Three Views of QRA
  • Interim Guidance Notes ERRATA
  • How Useful are Fire Models?
  • Response Analysis of Topside Structures
  • Validated Computer-Based Fire Modelling
  • Steel & Composite Beams Exposed to Fire
  • Phase 2 Update
  • Materials and Design Against Fire
  • The Value of Automatic…
Issue 003
Published in November 1992

CONTENTS:

  • Assessment of structures subject to fire
  • The Benefits of QRA
  • Revision to Offshore Safety Case Regulations
  • Passive or Active Fire Protection?
  • Fire Testing for Offshore Structures
  • FRS Request for Comment
  • Should Contingency Factors be used for Blast Design of Topside Structures…
Issue 002
Published in August 1992

CONTENTS:

  • SDOF Elasto-Plastic Analysis
  • A Few Thoughts on QRA
  • Penetrations Through Fire & Blast Walls
  • Offshore Application of FRP
  • Phase II Update
  • HTC-32 Fire Protection Material
  • Safety Awareness Syllabus, Darlene Torey - Hazards Forum
  • Book Review "Structural Dynamics for the…
Issue 001
Published in May 1992

CONTENTS:

  • Draft Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 199-
  • Interim Guidance Notes - Errata
  • Intumescents - Their Use Offshore
  • Louvre Systems
  • The Merge Project
  • Solvex
  • Blast & Fire joint industry project-phase II update
  • Hazards Forum Discussion, 11/3/92 - (see R13)
  • Offshore…
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