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Module Title Explosion Science, Prevention and Protection
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 27526
Module Lead Dr P T Robbins
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Exclusions
Description This module aims to give students a full understanding into the phenomenon of explosions, what effects and consequences can be expected, how to deliver a sound basis of safety in plant and equipment design and how to ensure compliance with the appropriate regulations.

The module will include an overview of the explosion prevention and protection methods, the design parameters, design methods and the benefits and limitations of each technique. The role of CFD within explosion safety will also be considered.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • List and evaluate the relevant parameters in explosion development.
  • Describe and critically assess the methods available to prevent the event of an industrial explosion.
  • Explain the methods available to mitigate the consequences of an industrial explosion.
  • Identify the parameters and methods used to design prevention and mitigation equipment.
Assessment 27526-02 : Coursework : Coursework (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 20% online class test (Canvas), 80% written coursework assignment (submitted to Canvas). Reassessment - 100% written coursework assignment (submitted to Canvas)
Other None
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