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Document ID (ISN)60284
CIS number 93-976
ISBN(s) 0-11-882064-8
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTI 92 591
Steel Construction Institute
Title Gas/vapour build up on offshore structures
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 56p. Illus. 65 ref. Price: GBP 10.00.
Abstract This report is one of a series concerning blast loading on offshore structures. Information relevant to the prediction of gas or vapour build-up in offshore structures is summarised and reviewed. This includes data on the natural or forced ventilation flows in a module during normal operation and on the flow field set up by the release itself. The limited amount of information available on how these motions are likely to interact is also examined. A summary of the current state of knowledge is given along with current uncertainties.
Descriptors (primary) gas emission; United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; vapour clouds; explosion hazards
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; prediction; velocity of flow
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) Natural phenomena
Petroleum and natural gas industry