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Document ID (ISN)68658
CIS number 97-606
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1229-5
Year 1996
Convention or series no. OTH 95 498
Health and Safety Executive
Title Evaluation study of models used in predicting smoke and gas ingress on offshore structures
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. v, 36p. 4 ref. Price: GBP 15.00.
Abstract This report describes the development of a procedure for the evaluation of technical models and the application of the procedure to models for the prediction of smoke and gas ingress on offshore structures. Four models, representing four generic types, were evaluated: empirical, phenomenological, computational fluid dynamics, and physical models. The models are compared and general conclusions concerning their suitability in the present context are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) report; gases; smoke; glossary; mathematical models; prediction; evaluation of technique
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Major hazards