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18PC821: Risk Assessment and Safety Engineering Petrochem Syllabus for BE 8th Sem 2018 Scheme VTU (Professional Elective-4)

Risk Assessment and Safety Engineering detailed Syllabus for Petrochem Engineering (Petrochem), 2018 scheme has been taken from the VTUs official website and presented for the VTU students. For Course Code, Subject Names, Teaching Department, Paper Setting Board, Theory Lectures, Tutorial, Practical/Drawing, Duration in Hours, CIE Marks, Total Marks, Credits and other information, visit full semester subjects post given below.

The Syllabus PDF files can also be downloaded from the official website of the university.

For all the other VTU Petrochem 8th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, visit Petrochem Engineering 8th Sem 2018 Scheme. For all the (Professional Elective-4) subjects refer to Professional Elective-4 Scheme. The detail syllabus for risk assessment and safety engineering is as follows.

Course Learning Objectives:

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Module-1

Concepts of safety – Hazard classification chemical, physical, mechanical, ergonomics, biological and noise hazards – Hazards from utilities like air, water, steam. Hazard identification – Safety Audits – Checklists -What if Analysis – HAZAN – HAZOP – Vulnerability models – Event tree and Fault tree Analysis – Past accident analysis – Flixborough – Mexico -Bhopal – Madras – Vizag accident analysis.

Module-2

Hazops: Principles – Risk ranking – Guide word – Parameter – Deviation – Causes – Consequences -Recommendation – Coarse HAZOP study – Case studies – Pumping system – Reactor System – Mass transfer system.

Module-3

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Module-4

Safety in plant design and layout – Safety provisions in the factory act 1948 – Indian explosive act 1884 – ESI act 1948 – Advantages of adopting safety laws. Safety measures in handling and storage of chemicals – Fire chemistry and its control – Personnel protection -Safety color codes of chemicals.

Module-5

Risk Management & ISO14000: Overall risk analysis – Generation of Meteorological data – Ignition data -Population data. Overall risk analysis – E and FI model– Disaster management plan – Emergency planning -Onsite and offsite emergency planning – Risk management – Gas processing complex, refinery – First aids.

Course Outcomes:

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Question Paper Pattern:

  • The question paper will have ten questions.
  • Each full Question consisting of 20 marks
  • There will be 2 full questions (with a maximum of four sub questions) from each module.
  • Each full question will have sub questions covering all the topics under a module.
  • The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Text Books:

  1. Blake, R.P., Industrial Safety, Prentice Hall, 1953.
  2. Lees, F.P., Loss Prevention in Process Industries, 2nd Edition, Butterworth Heinemann, 1996.
  3. K. V. Raghavan and A A. Khan, Methodologies in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment, Manual by CLRI, 1990.
  4. V. C. Marshal, Major Chemical Hazards, Ellis Horwood Ltd., Chichester, United Kingdom. 1987.

Reference Books:

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For the detail Syllabus of all other subjects of BE (Petrochem) 8th Sem, visit Petrochem Engineering 8th Sem Subjects.

For all (CBSE & Non-CBSC) BE/B.Tech results, visit VTU BE/B.Tech all semester results.

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