Chemical Safety; Fires and Explosions | Free Online Course | Alison
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Chemical Safety; Fires and Explosions

Learn about the classification of fires and explosions, as well as the uses of various types of fire extinguishers.

Health and Safety
Free Course
This free online Chemical Safety; fires and explosions course will teach you about the various classifications of fires and explosions, as well as the flammability characteristics of fires, and the types of fire extinguishers. You will also learn about the anatomy of fire extinguishers, appropriate fire extinguishers for different types of fires, electrostatic ignition and the general design methodology to prevent electrostatic ignition.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course, you will learn about fires and explosions, as well as a look at the various modes of heat transfer. The characteristics of flammability, as well as the different classifications of explosions will also be covered in this course. Then, the course will teach you about the classifications of fires, and also look at the different types of fire extinguishers.

Then, this course will teach you about the anatomy of the fire extinguishers, and look at what type of fire extinguisher is appropriate for different types of fire. You will also learn about the process of vacuum and pressure purging with impure nitrogen. Lastly, this course will teach you about electrostatic discharge, and the general design methodology to prevent electrostatic ignition.

This course is helpful for learners who want to understand saftey for fires and explosions, as well as the various modes of heat transfer. You will also learn about how fires and explosions can be classified, and also learn about the flammability characteristics of fire. Begin this course now to understand the anatomy of fire extinghuishers, and how they are used in extinguishing fires.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Discuss the definitions and differences between fires and explosions.
  • Identify the different modes of heat transfer through which fire or heat generated can be transmitted.
  • Explain the concept of explosions and their classifications.
  • Discuss flammability characteristics and parameters involved in fire explosions.
  • Identify the different types of fire extinguishers.
  • Identify the appropriate method for the use of fire extinguishers.
  • Discuss some problems related to the fire and explosions.
  • Explain the various designs to prevent fire and explosions.
  • Discuss the impact of streaming current and controlling static electricity.
  • Identify the general design methodologies to prevent electrostatic ignition.

Certification

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