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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design by Sean Moran

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Appendix 3

Plant Separation Tables

Text and accompanying tables reproduced and adapted from “Process Plant Layout,” edited by J.C. Mecklenburgh, Copyright IChemE 1985.

Detailed design requirements are to be found in the appropriate national codes, standards, and specifications for the individual classes of equipment and operation. The following tables provide some guidelines of typical restraints which might be applied during the early development of the site and plant layout with due consideration given to safety.

Some of these typical quantities are taken from old codes of practice, etc. which have now been superseded or withdrawn because the uncritical use of standard distances is no longer accepted as good layout practice. However, these standard ...

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