Safety measures and safety barrier functions

Frank Markert, Sandra Hennie Nilsen

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This chapter presents the safety measures and safety barriers appropriate for hydrogen systems, starting with the basic system safety philosophy and methods to describe the framework. The inherently safer design approach and the use of passive, active, and procedural barriers are discussed. Furthermore, examples of safety barriers to prevent or mitigate certain phenomena connected with hydrogen are described.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHydrogen Safety for Energy Applications : Engineering Design, Risk Assessment, and Codes and Standards
EditorsAlexei Kotchourko, Thomas Jordan
Publication date2022
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-12-820492-4
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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