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Explosions, detonations, flammability, and ignition

S. S. Penner

Explosions, detonations, flammability, and ignition

by S. S. Penner

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Published by Published for and on behalf of Advisory Group for Aeronautical Research and Development, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, by Pergamon Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explosions.,
  • Combustion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby S. S. Penner [and] B. P. Mullins.
    SeriesAGARDograph, no. 31
    ContributionsMullins, Brian Percival, 1920-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL500 .N6 no. 31
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6251659M
    LC Control Number58013772
    OCLC/WorldCa894096

    11 TABLE OF CONTENTS Effect of Quantity on Probability of Vapor Cloud Explosion 14 Confinement and Mixing in Vapor Cloud Explosions 15 Energy of Vapor Cloud Explosions 15 Type of Ignition 15 Delayed Ignition Effects 15 Vapor Cloud Fires 17 BLEVEs and Resulting Fireballs: 17 Pool Fires 20 Jet Fires 20 Projectiles 20 . The interest in a better understanding of the processes involved in ignition and self-sustained flame propagation is as old as the internal combustion engine itself. “Explosions, Detonations, Flammability and Ignition,” Pergamon Press, London (). Google Scholar. 2. () Spark Ignition: Its Physics and Effect on the Internal Cited by:

    Ammonium Nitrate Plant Detonations, Port Neal, Iowa On Decem , two massive detonations at a Port Neal, Iowa ammonium nitrate plant killed four plant workers, and injured eighteen. The first detonation originated in a neutralizer vessel, where ammonium nitrate was produced from the exothermic reaction of nitric acid with gaseous ammonia. 1 Ignition of Deflagration and Detonation Ahead of the Flame due to Radiative Preheating of Suspended Micro Particles M.F. Ivanov 1, A. D. Kiverin 1, M. A. Liberman 2,* 1 Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow , Russia 2 Nordita, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University Roslagstullsbac SEAuthor: M. F. Ivanov, A. D. Kiverin, M. A. Liberman.

    VI. Fires and Explosions 2 Flammability of liquids and vapors Minimum Oxygen Concentration, Ignition Explosions - Detonations and Deflagrations Blast Damage Applications - Problems VII. Fire and Explosion Protection and Prevention 3 Inerting, Purging Static Electricity Explosion Proof Equipment Ventilation, Sprinklers. IGNITION SUSCEPTIBILITY AND FLAMMABILITY TESTING CAPABILITIES SUMMARY White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) conducts a large variety of tests designed to evaluate ignition susceptibility and fl ammability of materials and components under a wide range of conditions. TEST CAPABILITIES.


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Explosions, detonations, flammability, and ignition. London, New York, Published for and on behalf of Advisory Group for Aeronautical Research and Development, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, by Pergamon Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book.

Detonation occurs with a propagation of Explosions combustion reaction to the unreacted material, whose speed is greater than the speed of sound in the unreacted material. The very high overpressure propagation is referred to as a shock wave.

This is defined detonations a transient change in the gas density, pressure, and velocity of the air surrounding an explosion point. From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is to present a general review of the subject of flammability, and to supply select experimental data and empirical rules on the flammability characteristics of various families of combustible gases and vapors in Author: J.

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The Self-Acceleratory Nature of Combustion. Initiation of Thermal Explosions. Ignition. Flammability and Explosion Limits. Detonation Structure. Detonation Stability. Detonation Development and Failure. Outstanding Problems in And ignition book, Explosions, and Detonations Turbulent Combustion.

Laminar flame stability characteristics including flammability limits, quenching distance, and flame stabilization are presented and analyzed. Detonation phenomena are introduced by differentiation between explosions, deflagrations, and detonations followed by a discussion of the detonations or transition of deflagration to detonation.

The. Abstract. Various topics in the area of combustion and explosives are discussed. The general subjects considered include: basic physical concepts of the science of combustion, the time-independent theory of thermal explosions, time-dependent statement of the problem of the initiation of chemical reaction waves in fuel mixtures, laminar flames, complex and chain.

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the ignition characteristics of combustible liquids that are in widespread use as fuels and solvents and are encountered as process fluids in the chemical and process industries. Ignition leads to flaming combustion in which the fuel undergoes a change of state and is converted from liquid to by: 3.

Conference: Dynamics of detonations and explosions: Detonations; International Colloquium on Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, 12th, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, July, Technical Papers.

Literature. Rudolf Meyer † Dynamit Nobel AG, Troisdorf, Germany. Search for more papers by this author.

Book Author(s): Rudolf Meyer †. Flash Point Autoignition Minimum Ignition Energy Video - Flames & Explosions.

Video - Explosions & Detonations Unconfined Vapor Cloud Explosions Impact of UVCE Models BLEVE. Ignition Sources Flammability Relationships Classification of Explosions. Impact of BLEVE Video - BLEVE Quiz Review Quiz on Fundamentals of Fires and Explosions /5(1).

Flammability. Flammability is the ease with which a combustible substance can be ignited, causing fire or combustion or even an explosion. The degree of difficulty required to cause the combustion of a substance is quantified through fire testing. Internationally, a variety of test protocols exist to quantify flammability.

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Ignition refers to the process / phenomena of initiating the overall burning (burning used loosely here) process. 2 and 3. Combustion and burning are similar in the.

Detonation (from Latin detonare, meaning 'to thunder down/forth') is a type of combustion involving a supersonic exothermic front accelerating through a medium that eventually drives a shock front propagating directly in front of it.

Detonations occur in both conventional solid and liquid explosives, as well as in reactive gases. The velocity of detonation in solid and liquid.

The development and control of both dust and gas explosions which can occur in numerous industrial processes is the subject of this book. It is an Author: Center For Chemical Process Safety.

Pre-Ignition. Pre-ignition (self-ignition) occurs when the fuel mixture in the cylinder burns before the spark-ignition event at the spark plug. Pre-ignition may or may not cause permanent engine damage, but it does lead to engine inefficiencies and may cause engine damage if it is a severe or continuous event.

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Fires and Explosions Introduction Introduction We have been talking about source models for the release of materials and about dispersion models if the material is a toxicant.

Another concern is a release of flammable materials where we need to worry about fires and explosions.3: Flammability, Explosions, and Detonations. 4: Turbulent Combustion. 5: The Future. (source: Nielsen Book Data) This book presents scientific aspects of combustion from a fundamental viewpoint.

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