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EN.540.490. Introduction to Chemical Process Safety. 1.0 Credit.

An elementary introduction to chemical process safety, this course covers a selection of topics in chemical process safety analysis and management, taken against the backdrop of real processes and process accidents. Topics include materials compatibility, risk assessment, reactive chemical hazard, process hazard analysis via the HAZOP method, fire/explosion and toxic release incidents, incident investigation, inerting with nitrogen, and Inherently Safer Design
Prerequisites: EN.540.203 AND EN.540.303
Instructor(s): D. Kuespert
Area: Engineering.