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Document ID (ISN)60283
CIS number 93-975
ISBN(s) 0-11-882065-6
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTI 92 589
Steel Construction Institute
Title Experimental facilities suitable for use in studies of fire and explosion hazards in offshore structures
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 312p. Illus. Price: GBP 35.00.
Abstract This report is one of a series addressing general issues relevant to blast and fire engineering for offshore structures. Details are given of worldwide experimental facilities suitable for the study of explosion hazards. (Fire research facilities are reviewed in report OTI 92 598). Replies to an experimental facilities questionnaire were received from 47 organisations and are reproduced in this report. A review of the data shows that there are few facilities capable of carrying out large scale explosion experiments and there are no explosion rigs of a scale suitable for modelling a complete offshore module.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; structural steel work; research establishments; offshore oil extraction; explosion research
Descriptors (secondary) ongoing research; questionnaire survey
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