56th UKELG One Day Discussion Meeting on

“Explosion Incidents, Evidence and Lessons Learnt”

Thursday 22nd September

University of Leeds

 

 

 

Hans Michels – Imperial College, Stuart Jagger – HSL Harpur Hill

 

            “Is diesel a safe fuel for high speed transport?”                                                 

 

Rolf Eckhoff – University of Bergen

            “Dust Explosion in China”    

            See also   "A catastrophic aluminium-alloy dust explosion in China",

            Li, G., Yang, H.X., Yuan, C.M., Eckhoff, R.K., Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries,    39 (2016) 121-130                     

 

Azam Saeed – University of Leeds

           Explosivity and flame propagation characteristics of pulverised wood”     

 

Mike Johnson – DNVGL

            “Detonation – Evidence from explosion incidents”         

 

Geoff Chamberlain

            “Evidence of possible detonations at Skikda LNG and CAPECO Puerto Rico”

 

Gary Tomlin – DNVGL

            “Rewriting the handbook for investigation of gas explosions in dwellings”           

 

Gordon Andrews – University of Leeds.

            “Was it foreseeable?”