Instructor: Dr. Kees van Wingerden and M.Dr. Scott Davis
Location: Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Credit: 1.4 CEUs/14 PDHs
A course that covers gas explosion hazards on onshore and offshore facilities. It address all aspects of hazards associated with vapor cloud explosions (VCEs): ignition processes, release and dispersion, explosion mechanisms, blast loads and modeling of all these aspects. On the second day, a visit and tour of the TEEX Brayton Fire School is planned where the course attendants will experience at least one large-scale fire demonstration.
This course is beneficial for – Safety engineers, managers, supervisors, and other personnel involved in the design, operation or modification of offshore oil and gas facilities (platforms, FPSOs, etc) as well as onshore processing facilities; Accident investigators; Representatives of governmental or public bodies involved in development of safety regulations; Anyone who would like to develop an understanding of gas explosion safety.