Explosion Science, Prevention and Protection in Process Industries

Module Title - Explosion Science, Prevention and Protection in Process Industries
Number of credits – 10

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.