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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Safety Engineering - S409043
Title: Safety Engineering
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Engineering (409)
Actual: from 2011
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 10 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing.
Syllabus - Czech
Last update: KNOBLOCL (09.03.2012)

1. Nature of the accident process. Acceptable risk.

2. Accident and loss statistic. Three significant disasters.

3. Toxicology .Models of dose:response curves. Probits.

4. MSDSs. Treshold limity values. Industrial hygiene.Dust and noise as risk factors.

5. Evaporation rate of liquid during vessel filling. Ventilation.

6. Source models for releases of vapors and liquids through holes and pipes.

7. Toxic release and dispersion models. Pasquill-Gifford model.

8. Explosions of flammable dusts and gases. Flammability characteristics. Ignition and oxidation.

9. Explosions of the vapor cloud and boiling liquid expanding vapor. Efficiency of explosions and fires.

10. Fire and explosion prevention. Inerting. Controlling static electricity. Ventilation. Sprinkler system

11. Probability theory of failures for elements and systems. Intensity of failures. Weibull analysis

12. Event trees. Fault trees

13. Case histories. Human error function. Learning from accidents.

14. Hazard and operability studies (HAZOP), DOW index of explosion and toxicity.