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Title: The propagation of faults in process plants: 5. Fault tree synthesis for a butane vaporiser system
Authors: Mullhi, J.S.
Ang, M.L.
Lees, F.P.
Andrews, J.D.
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: MULLHI, J.S. ... et al, 1988. The propagation of faults in process plants: 5. Fault tree synthesis for a butane vaporiser system. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 23, pp. 31-49.
Abstract: An interactive, computer-based facility, FAULTFINDER, has been developed for fault tree synthesis. The modelling of fault propagation, fault tree synthesis, the interactive facility and its application to a pump changeover sequence have been described in four earlier papers. This paper describes the application of FAULTFINDER to the construction of a fault tree for a butane vaporising system. The results are compared with those achieved by the manual digraph method of fault tree construction. It is shown that FAULTFINDER is capable of generating logically consistent and structured trees for a process system comprising control and trip loops.
Description: This article is Closed Access. It was published in the journal, Reliability Engineering and System Safety [© Elsevier] and is available from: www.elsevier.com/locate/ress
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/4004
ISBN: 0951-8320
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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