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Document ID (ISN)60195
CIS number 93-971
ISBN(s) 0-11-882056-7
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTI 92 587
Steel Construction Institute
Title The prediction of single and two-phase release rates
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 61p. 54 ref. Price: GBP 10.00.
Abstract This report is one of a series addressing general issues relevant to blast and fire engineering for offshore structures. Information relevant to the prediction of the rate of release of material from vessels or pipework on offshore structures is summarised and reviewed. The survey considers releases through holes or punctures with a diameter of up to 100mm in pipework or vessels containing pressurised gases or liquids. Particular attention is given to the nature of the likely flows and the uncertainties involved in predicting two-phase flows.
Descriptors (primary) gas emission; offshore oil extraction; leakage; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; velocity of flow; prediction; pressure vessels; mathematical models; piping
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Natural phenomena