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CHEN 455–500, Chemical Process Safety, Syllabus

Spring 2008

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Zhang

yingchun.zhang@chemail.tamu.edu

Class Hours:MWF 10:20 –11:10 am, Brown 106

Office Hours:to be announced

(Email to make appointment at another time)

Teaching Assistant:to be announced

Textbook:D.A. Crowl and J.A. Louvar, Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications, 2th Edition, Prentice-Hall, 2002

Prerequisites:Fundamentals of mass and energy balances, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat and mass transfer operations

Description:Applications of engineering principles to process safety and hazards analysis, mitigation, and prevention, with special emphasis on the chemical process industries.  This course covers source modeling for leakage rates, dispersion analysis, relief valve sizing, fire and explosion damage analysis, hazards identification, risk analysis, and accident investigations.  

Topics:  

1.

Process Safety Management; Responsibility; OSHA and EPA Regulations (2 classes)

2.

Properties of Toxic Materials; Industrial Hygiene (3 classes)

3.

Vaporization Rates; Dilution; Ventilation; (2 classes)

4.

Source Modeling: Leakage Rates of Liquids and Gases; Flashing and Boiling; Two-Phase Flow (6 classes)

5.

Toxic and Flammable Release and Dispersion Modeling (4 classes)

6.

Fires and Explosions; Flammability, MOC; Explosions, Detonations, Blast Damage (2 classes)

7.

Fire and Explosion Protection and Prevention; Inerting and Purging; Static Electricity; Ventilation (3 classes)

8.

Relief Systems; Relief Sizing for Liquid, Gas, and Two-Phase Flow; Dust Explosions (5 classes)

9.

Hazard Identification; DOW F&EI, HAZOP, Safety Reviews (3 classes)

10.

Risk Assessment; Probability Theory; Even Tree; Fault Tree (4 classes)

11.

Accident Investigations (1 classes)

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Student Presentations of Term Project Reports–Case Studies, Design Problems, Quantitative Methods, etc. (4 classes)

13.

Tests (2 classes)

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