Veranstaltungen - DIERS 2019

Joint US and European
DIERS User Group Meeting 2019

3rd International Workshop on Process and Plant Safety


Event Dates
22th to 24th May 2019
Event begins on
22th May 2019 at 08:30 hrs
Event ends on
24th May 2019 at 17:00 hrs
Event venue
Pfinztal (near Karlsruhe), Germany
Conference Hotel: Erbprinz, Karlsruhe Ettlingen
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schmidt, CSE-Institut, Germany
Harold Fisher, Fisher Inc., USA
Number of participants
about 120
High-Pressure Loop at CSE Center of Safety Excellence
Host of the conference
CSE Center of Safety Excellence, Pfinztal


HIER – Agenda für EDUG 2019


HIER – ZIP-File (ca. 68 MB) mit allen Präsentation
HIER – ZIP-File (ca. 9 MB) mit vielen Fotos

George Melhem – ioMosaik
Getting a Handle on PRV Stability Dynamics with Case Studies

Hizao Izuchi – Chiyoda Corporation
PRV Stability Study for Control Valve Outlet Piping

Dustin Smith – Smith & Burgess
Oddities of Long Inlet Lines Part 1 – Review of Test Data

Oddities of Long Inlet Lines Part 2 – Consequences on Modeling

Jürgen Schmidt – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
European Program on Evaluation of Safety Valve Stability

John Burgess – Smith & Burgess
Unintended Consequences of Relief Device Piping Modifications

Csaba Hos – Budapest University
Predicting valve chatter in liquid and gas service

Luc Véchot – DEKRA Process Safety
Round Robin Test on Trigonox 21 – Results

Gabe Wood – Fauske
Using VSP2 to Perform Relief Sizing on Epichlorohydrin Chemistry

John Hare – Health and Safety Executive
HSE Pilot Scale Gassy Experiments – Part 2

Josep Basco – Basell Poliolefinas Ibérica
Back to basics: pressure relief valve specification sheet according to IEC 61511

Georges Melhem – ioMosaic
Modeling the Dynamics of Heat Exchanger Tube Rupture

Mondie Mutegi – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
Sizing Rupture Disk Vent Line Systems for High-Velocity Flows

Simon Egan – Solvay
Lessons from the thermal runaway of a semi-batch reaction

Jürgen Schmidt – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
Safety 4.0: A Future Vision of Process and Plant Safety

Aristides Morillo – Shell Global Solutions
Mitigation of a reactive case by instrumentation in lieu of relief device: Case study

Johannes Biernath – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
SmartHIP – Smart Technology for High Integrity Overpressure Protection

John Hauser – PROSAF Inc.
Fire Exposure of Low Volatility Liquids”

Johannes Single – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
ExpertRisk – Computer Aided Hazard Identification for Process Plants

Caroline Ladlow – Kindlow Safety Services
Lessons learned: Polymerization of an IBC

Dilip Das – ioMosaic
Streamlining ERS Design for Reactive Systems

Freeman Self – Bechtel / Victor Quiroga – VMG-Schlumberger
Cracking of Petroleum Resid – Model Development

Stefan Rüsenberg – REMBE® Safety + Control / Jürgen Schmidt – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
Part 1 – High Performance Solution

Part 2 – Multi-component multi-flashing 2-phase-flow through bursting discs provided by CSE PROSaR

Natalie Schmidt – CSE Center of Safety Excellence
ARTEM – Advanced Reactor and Storage Tank Emission Model

Leonid Korelstein / Elena Yudovina – NTP Truboprovod
PASS/HYDROSYSTEM Piping Flow Analysis Software: New Opportunities and Ongoing Projects

The European and US DIERS User´s Groups invite to a joint conference at CSE Center of Safety Excellence in Pfinztal near Karlsruhe. 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. Major topics of the event are:

  • Standards and RAGAGEPs
  • PRV instability
  • Bursting disk flow characterization and sizing
  • Intelligent safety measures
  • Reactor relief
  • Calorimetric experiments and evaluation
  • Expert systems for explosion hazards
  • Sizing tools in Process Safety
  • Tank breathing – modelling and emission reduction
  • Round robin calculation
  • Safety Culture
  • Zero incident
  • Multi-component flashing flow
  • Smart safety devices (Industry 4.0)
  • Education in Process and Plant Safety
  • High pressure testing
  • Functional safety

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