UKELG 41st Meeting

United Kingdom Explosion Liaison Group

 

Hazards from Flame Acceleration and Transition to Detonation

13th May 2008

Shell Technology Centre Thornton

 

 

Helen James, HSE Bootle

Basic Phenomenology of Deflagration, DDT and Detonation

 

Tony Ennis,Haztech ConsultantsLtd                                                                                      

Flame Acceleration and Transition to Detonation in Process Pipes: An experimental  study

 

Derek Bradley, Leeds University

Flame acceleration and DDT in a pipe, closed at one end

 

Sergio Ferraris, Kingston University

Flame acceleration around obstacles - numerical simulation with OPENFOAM

 

Peter Schildberg, BASF SE

Determination of the composition ranges in which Propene/O2/N2 and Methane/O2/N2 transit from deflagration to detonation in vessels of 20l and 2500l

 

Helen James, HSE Bootle

Example of industrial Incidents involving DDT and detonations

 

Heather Gibben, Syngenta Ltd

Flame acceleration and DDT issues from an industrial perspective

 

Andrzej Pekalski, Shell Global Solutions

Application of detonation flame arresters