Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH4319 : Process Plant Safety {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Arvind Kumar


Introduction, Toxicology, Industrial Hygiene, Source Model,Toxic Release and Dispersion Models,Fires and Explosions, Designs to Prevent Fires and Explosions, Introduction to Reliefs, Designing of Relief system, Probabilistic Risk assessment

Course Objectives

  1. Process engineers are equipped with modern tools and new techniques to keep the plant safe and free from hazards.
  2. To mitigate the occupational hazards at work place
  3. To control the electro-static hazards associated with oil & gas transport.

Course Outcomes

1. The incumbent will be able find out the occupational hazards at work place.
2. The incumbent will be able to determine the electrostatic hazards in oil and gas transport.
2. The incumbent will be able to take appropriate decision for the selection of personal protective equipments.

Essential Reading

  1. Daniel A. Crowl and Joseph F. Lowar, Chemical Process Safety: Fundamental with Applications,, Prentice Hall
  2. Frank P. Lees, Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Butterworths , 1996

Supplementary Reading

  1. Lewis J. Cralley and Lester V. Cralley, Industrial Hygiene Aspects of Plant Operations, Macmillan , 1984
  2. N. Irving Sax, Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Van Nostrand Reinhold , 1984