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Document ID (ISN)63492
CIS number 94-2057
ISSN - Serial title 0006-9094 - Brandschutz
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Uelpenich G.
Title Release of liquefied gases: Hazard analysis
Original title Freisetzung druckverflüssigter Gase: Gefährdungsabschätzungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1993, Vol.47, No.10, p.696-702. Illus. 40 ref.
Abstract Liquefied gas stored in tanks may explode by ignition of gas leaking from the tank (vapour cloud explosions) or by heating of the tank (boiling liquid expanding vapour explosions). Formulae are presented to permit calculation of safe distances and required volumes of cooling water.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; unfired pressure vessels; gas storage tanks; flame spread; hazard evaluation; butane; liquefied gases; explosion hazards; propane
Descriptors (secondary) hazardous locations; liquefied petroleum gas; pressure vessels; prediction; safe distances; major hazards; explosions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Pressure vessels and systems
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons
Risk evaluation