Coursebooks 2016-2017

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Safety of chemical processes

ENG-431

Lecturer(s) :

Nanchen Annik

Language:

English

Summary

The focus of the lecture is on thermal process safety, but explosion protection, design of risk reducing measures, as well as their reliability analysis are considered. While being based on theory, the lecture is oriented towards industrial practice.

Content

Keywords

Runaway

reaction

risk assessment

explosion

reliability

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Risk Management

Recommended courses

Thermochemistry

Reaction kinetics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

The course is given as a series of lectures. Case studies prepared by the students will be used to introduce each topic. Some exercises will be done during the lecture, others will be left for the student to do on its own. Solutions to all exercises will be provided.

Assessment methods

The final grade will be the combination of the case study presentations (10%) and the final written exam (90%).

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque
Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12   GCB330 
12-13    
13-14     
14-15   GRA330 
15-16    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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