Shortcut Models for the Estimation of the Consequences of a Gas Cloud Explosion in Industrial Environment
This article presents a series of diffusion-explosion micro-models. These shortcut models yield distances according to most common overpressure thresholds typical of the risk analysis and territorial and emergency planning. They are a good alternative to commercial expensive packages because of their good accuracy and they don’t constrain analysts to simulate both diffusion and explosion to obtain the results.
The micro-models are tuned both for D5 and F2 weather conditions and for partially confined vapour cloud explosions in industrial sites.
KeywordsComputational Fluid Dynamics Industrial Site Emergency Planning Release Duration Large Pipe
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