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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Risk assessment in technical processes - M216020
Title: Hodnocení rizik v technických procesech
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Vagenknechtová Alice Ing. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
Last update: Vagenknechtová Alice Ing. Ph.D. (30.07.2020)
The aim is to provide students with basic, comprehensive, overview and information about all aspects of risk assessment, accident prevention a safety measures which are essential for safe and reliable operation of technical and industrial processes.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Vagenknechtová Alice Ing. Ph.D. (09.01.2020)

Students will be able to:

General knowledge in the field of risk assessment and accident prevention, including the legal framework

Knowledge on industrial accident models and its prevention (fire, explosion, dispersion of toxic substances)

Knowledge of maintenance methods of technical equipment

Implement quantitative approaches of reliability and risk assessment

Implement qualitative approaches of reliability and risk assessment

Literature -
Last update: Vagenknechtová Alice Ing. Ph.D. (30.07.2020)

Smith D.; Reliability, maintainability and risk, Elsevier (2005), ISBN 0-7506-6694-3

Roy E. Sanders; Chemical process safety, Elsevier (2015), ISBN: 978-0-12-801425-7

Syllabus -
Last update: Vagenknechtová Alice Ing. Ph.D. (09.09.2021)

1. Introduction to safety and risk in industrial and technical processes

2. Legislative frame in the prevention of accidents

3. Toxicology and industrial hygiene

4. Flammables and explosives, dispersion of toxic substances

5. Prevention and measures against the explosion of vapour and dust

6. Reserved technical equipment, Technical inspection, Mining bureau; Occupational Health and Safety

7. Reliability: terms & definitions, basic relations and equations

8. Maintenance and maintenance approach (TPM, RCM)

9. Basics of methodology in failure and risk assessment

10. Quantitative methods of analysis (FTA, ETA)

11. Qualitative and semiqualitative methods of analysis

12. Methods HAZOP a HAZID

13. Safety issues and risk in transportation of dangerous materials

14. Cyber security in industry

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (01.02.2018)

Physical chemistry A

Chemical engineering A

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Vagenknechtová Alice Ing. Ph.D. (30.07.2020)

Examination in the form of test (min 50% required to pass)

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1.5 42
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 15
Examination test 85