Risk Based Process Safety in Chemical Engineering Curriculum
This paper will describe risk based process safety content that meets an ABET, Inc. Program Criteria requirement to include the hazards associated with chemical processes that is used in Louisiana State University’s chemical engineering curriculum. The process to select the curriculum content follows that was used to define the outline for the Center for Chemical Process Safety resource book Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers. Risk based process safety elements are widely used in industry and exposure to tools associated with understanding hazards and risks helps prepare students for practical application early in their career.