CH E 452
Chemical Process Safety (3) This course provides an overview of Process Safety in the Chemical Industry, focusing on the nature of chemical plant addidents.
CH E 452 Chemical Process Safety (3)
The course will provide an overview of Process Safety in the Chemical Industry, focusing on the nature of chemical plant accidents, their causes, and steps to eliminate them, with emphasis on inherently safe designs. Chemical Plant accidents deal most often with Flammability and Toxicity issues and these are dealt with in great detail. The role of Human Error in accidents is also examined Actual case studies (including Bhopal, BP Texas City, Piper Alpha) will be examined to show the relevance in today's workplace. The course requires active student participation via discussions of system designs, their weakness and improvements. Guest lecturers will also be invited to supplement the material. This is offered as a senior elective in Chemical Engineering.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.