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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio

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CHE 448

Chemical Process Safety

The course objective is to understand the fundamentals of process safety and apply them to process design. Major chemical accidents are reviewed and lessons that have been learned. Topics covered include hazards and risk assessment methods, industrial hygiene and toxicology, source models for liquid and gas leakage, toxic releases and dispersion models, fires and explosions and ways to prevent them, chemical reactivity and relief systems and relief sizing.

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites:
CHE 408 - Separation Processes
and
CHE 404 - Chemical Reactor Design