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Vapor Cloud Explosions

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"The paper describes an approach to predicting gas explosion loads and response which has been developed for offshore installations and which only recently has been adapted to onshore petrochemical facilities. The paper consists of three parts: Part 1: An overview of vapour cloud explosion hazards in petrochemical onshore facilities and a discussion of modeling approaches. Part 2: A probabilistic explosion risk analysis for a petrochemical facility, based on the CFD code FLACS, where... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: February 13, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 03, 2010
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Keywords: Explosion, process safety, petrochemical safety, vapor cloud explosion


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