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Combustion Hazards

  • Frederick J. Edeskuty
  • Walter F. Stewart
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)

Abstract

One of the most feared hazards in any system is that of unwanted combustion. The possibility of fire and explosion is a legitimate cause for concern and for additional attention to system safety. Although carbon monoxide, as well as oxygen and condensed air (see Chapter 9), can present a combustion hazard, here we will be concerned with liquid hydrogen and, to a lesser extent, with liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Keywords

Liquid Hydrogen Ignition Source Combustible Mixture National Fire Protection Association Cryogenic Fluid 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick J. Edeskuty
    • 1
  • Walter F. Stewart
    • 1
  1. 1.Los Alamos National Laboratory (Retired)Los AlamosUSA

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