As chemical process technology becomes more complex, chemical engineers will need a more detailed and fundamental understanding of safety. The course focuses on understanding the important technical fundamentals of chemical process safety. The emphasis on the fundamentals will help the student to understand the concepts and apply them accordingly. This application requires a significant quantity of fundamental knowledge and technology.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : All Chemical Engineering studentsPREREQUISITES : Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Chemical Technology INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Useful for all process industries, refineries, fertilizer plants, petrochemical plants specially for managers and decision makers
Week 1: Introduction to Process safety, Accidents and Loss statisticsWeek 2: Toxicological Studies Week 3: Fire and Explosion Week 4: Prevention of Fire and Explosion Week 5: Source model and dispersion Week 6: Relief and relief Sizing Week 7: Hazard Identification, HAZOP analysis Week 8: Risk Assessment Week 9: QRA and LOPA Week 10: Process of Accident Investigation Week 11: Reliability Engineering Week 12: Economics of loss prevention