Coursebooks

Safety of chemical processes

ENG-431

Lecturer(s) :

Nanchen Annik

Language:

English

Summary

The focus of the lecture is on reactive hazards (thermal process safety), but explosion protection and reliability of risk reducing measures (concept of SIL) are considered. While being based on theory, the lecture is oriented towards industrial practice. The lecture is 7x 4h.

Content

Keywords

Runaway

Reaction

risk assessment

Explosion protection

Reliability

Reactive Hazards

Thermal process safety

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic chemistry and chemical engineering courses

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    INR113
12-13    
13-14     
14-15    INR113
15-16    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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