Process Safety Across the Chemical Engineering Curriculum

Initiative Led by Professor H. Scott Fogler

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Complete Process Control Safety Modules

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board referred to in the safety modules is an independent federal agency that is tasked with investigating the major causes of chemical accidents. They provide recommendations on safety improvements and provide lessons learned in hope to protect the community and environment from future incidents.

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Module 1: T2 Laboratories Explosion
Class Tested by UM Process Control Course in Fall 2018
  • Description: Use Simulink to study temperature control of an exothermic reaction
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US
  • Date: December 19, 2007
Module 2: Buncefield Explosion
  • Description: Not quite ready for prime time
  • Location: Hertfordshire, England
  • Date: December 11, 2005