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EDUG 2018

European Workshop on Process and Plant Safety

EDUG 2018

2018 EDUG Meeting in Southampton, UK

The European DiERS User Group invites to conference in Southampton, UK. Experts from all parts of the world exchange their latest knowledge and practices in Process and Plant safety within the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, oil- and gas industry.

Event Dates:
July 5 – 8, 2018

Event venue:
Southampton, UK

Conference Hotel:
open_in_new Chilworth Manor Hotel
Chilworth, Southampton SO16 7PT, UK

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schmidt
CSE-Institut, Germany

Keith Middle, DEKRA Insight, UK

Host of the conference:
Dekra Insight

Number of participants:
about 40



Champneys – University of Bristol
Valve geometry, blowdown & stability


Hös – Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Predicting valve chatter in complex pipeline systems with impedance technique


Doup – Fauske & Associates, LLC
A drift flux model review and flow regime characterization of liquid ammonia


Firth / Holyfield – Flexible Process Consultants Ltd.
Effect of the Clapeyron relation for mixtures and their impact on the DIERS/Omega method for sizing purposes


Basco – Basell Poliolefinas Ibérica S.L.
Rigorous determination of the relieving load for pressure relief valves. Fire and heat exchanger tube breakage cases


Korelshteyn / Yudovina – NTP Truboprovod
PASS Software – current status and plans


Christ – Consilab
Pitfalls in sizing pressure vacuum relief valves for inert vessels


Gmeinwieser – TÜV SÜD Process Safety
Explosion of a waste water tank – Incident investigation


Middle – DEKRA Process Safety
Choice of worst case failure scenario for a semi-batch process


Odenwald – BASF SE
Dispersion of gases within industrial area


Middle – DEKRA Process Safety
Lessons learned from the laboratory examination of a sensitive high pressure polymerisation process


Hare – Health & Safety Executive
HSE Pilot scale gassy experiments – Part 1


Watters – DEKRA Process Safety
Semi-quantification of reactive data from screening apparatus


Benaïssa – Solvay
Round Robin test on Trigonox decomposition from 340 liters to laboratory scale