Safety is one of the key dimensions of engineering asset management. Safety by design or prevention through design is in the core for maintaining engineering systems safe. The objective of this course is to impart knowledge on different facets and aspects of engineering systems safety, focusing on tools, techniques and methodologies needed for prevention of occurrences of unsafe operations and accidents under different industrial settings. Upon completion of the course, the students will be equipped with concepts of engineering systems safety, dimensions of engineering systems safety, safety design and analysis mathematics, design for engineering systems safety and control for safety, and integrating safety with other operational goals such as quality and reliability.
INTENDED AUDaENCE : All Engineering, Science, and Management StudentsPREREQUISITES : Nil INDUSTRY SUPPORT : 1.Manufacturing companies like GM, Tata Motors, Tata Steel 2.Process industries such as ONGC 3.Mining industry like Coal India Limited 4.Construction companies like L&T 5.General Electric 6.R&D organizations
Week 1 : Introduction, key concepts, terminologies, and safety quantification, safety by design Week 2 : Hazard identification techniques (e.g., HAZOP, FMEA, etc.) Week 3 : Fault tree and event tree analysis (qualitative & quantitative) Week 4 : Bow-tie and quantitative risk assessment (QRA) Week 5 : Safety function deployment Week 6 : Safety vs reliability – quantification of basic events (repair to failure, repair-failure-repair, and combined processes) Week 7 : Safety vs reliability – quantification of basic events (contd.) Week 8 : Systems safety quantification (e.g., truth tables, structure functions, minimal cut sets) Week 9 : Human error analysis and safety Week 10 : Accident investigation and analysis Week 11 : Application of virtual reality Week 12 : OSHAS 18001 and OSHMS