Site Layout Principles
Layout of process plants at a whole-site level and site selection can be considered as a separate activity, which often forms the first stage of consideration of layout design. Geographical, environmental, logistical, and security issues form key inputs to the decision-making process.
Site layout; segregation; loss prevention; environmental impact
The purpose of a good site layout is to provide a safe and economical flow of materials and people around a plant which is socially acceptable to workers and neighbors in order to reliably and cost-effectively produce a specified product.
Potential worst-case safety and environmental scenarios must be foreseen, and plans made for ...