Extinguishing Detonation in Pipelines—Optimization of the Process

  • Z. A. Walenta
  • A. M. Słowicka
Conference paper


The necessity of extinguishing detonation, which may occur in pipelines transporting gaseous fuels, creates nowadays a very important technological problem. The standard devices used for this purpose consist of matrices of very narrow channels. Cooling the gas by cold walls of such channels may extinguish the flame and stop detonation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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