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The nature of fires and explosions is covered together with basic models to describe their characteristics. Thermal radiation (flaring) is reviewed and modelled. Source models and dispersion models for single and multi-phase systems are presented. Toxicity & dispersion are reviewed and extended. Loss of containment statistics is reviewed together with the critical examples from chemical processes and reactions. Identification and quantification of loss of containment scenarios are presented and analysed.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The following modules will be covered in the course:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 3-hour written examination (80%); continuous assessment (20%).
The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.
There are no assessments for this course.
Feedback is given in the form of discussion with course tutors in contact sessions and on VLE and return of continually assessed work.