A Performance Oriented Reliability Model of a Pumping Station in a Fire Protection System

  • A. Bobbio
  • A. Verna
Conference paper


Safety analysis and experience reveal fire to be one of the most frequent and serious accident in those industrial plants where a large amount of inflammable material is stored or processed. Thus very high performance levels are required to the systems devoted to the fire detection and estinguishment.


Redundant System High Performance Level Petrochemical Plant National Fire Protection Association System State Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Bobbio
    • 1
  • A. Verna
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto Elettrotecnico Nazionale Galileo FerrarisTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali e Ingegneria ChimicaPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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