The course prepares the students to deal with the risks involved by identifying various hazards in chemical industry and ways and means to deal with them.
Major hazard accidents, Basic concepts of risk, Hazard identification procedures and techniques, What-if, HAZOP, FMEA. Consequence analysis concerning release of chemical hazards including discharge models, dispersion and effect models
Fire and explosion models, effect models, Estimation of incident frequencies (estimation of incident frequencies from historical data, frequency modeling techniques, FTA and ETA).
Human factors in risk analysis , Risk of chemical reactions e. g. chemical reactivity and run away, Inherent safety in the design of equipment and systems Emergency planning and responses, Storage and transportation of hazardous materials
Lab Outline: N/A
Text and references:
Fullwood R. R., “Pobabilitistic Safety assessment in Chemical and Nuclear Industries”. 1999.