CFD-Based Overpressure Prediction for Single Modules-Extended GAME Correlation

  • Guowei MaEmail author
  • Yimiao Huang
  • Jingde Li


In this chapter, a newly developed correlation for estimation of boundary overpressures in and around congested regions subject to vapour gas explosions is presented. The developed model (confinement specific correlation), which consists of parameters of volume blockage ration, the density of the gas, the flame path distance, the confinement ratio and the laminar flame speed of the flammable, shows a closer correlation with detailed CFD simulation in general, especially for realistic geometries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil and Transportation EngineeringHebei University of TechnologyTianjinChina
  2. 2.Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, School of EngineeringUniversity of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia
  3. 3.Centre for Infrastructural Monitoring and ProtectionCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia

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