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EG402A: PROCESS SAFETY (2014-2015)

Last modified: 03 Jun 2014 17:29


Course Overview

To build on the introduction to safety provided in previous years and move towards developing a transcendence of knowledge regarding how the core process engineering fundamentals such as material and energy balancing, thermodynamics, heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid flow and reaction engineering underpin process safety from a systems perspective.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 10 credits (5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators

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Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will cover the following modules: HAZID, LOPA and ISD; Loss of Containment; Toxicology, Flammability and Dispersion; Fires and Explosions; Over Pressure Protection; Plant Layout; P&ID Development; Safety Critical Systems; Incidents that Define Process Safety.

Further Information & Notes

This course is only available to candidates following an honours degree programme.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: Three-hour written examination (80%) and continuous assessment (20%). Resit: Three-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Feedback on tutorial work and feedback on continuous assessment will be provided. Students may also receive feedback via discussion in face-to-face teaching sessions.

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