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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.

Publisher: NPTEL
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.
Chemical Safety; Fires and Explosions
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Students

    2,746
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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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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