Welcome - Process Safety CHEE 4873   Process Safety
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The objective of this course is to develop an appreciation for, and understanding of, process safety concepts aimed at the prevention and mitigation of process fires, explosions, and toxic releases in the process industries. Topics covered in the course include loss causation models; process safety management systems and elements such as incident investigation, training, and emergency preparedness; inherently safer design and a hierarchical, barrier-based approach to process safety; hazard identification and risk assessment and management; and fire and explosion fundamentals. Case histories drawn from the process and other high-hazard industries are utilized throughout to illustrate concept application.
FORMAT COMMENTS: Lecture, tutorial
TUTORIAL HOURS PER WEEK: 2
PREREQUISITES: CHEE 3540.03, PEAS 3700.03
EXCLUSIONS: PEAS 4773.03, CHEE 6701.03