Re: [SystemSafety] Oil train fireball

From: Driscoll, Kevin R < >
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:29:12 +0000


A web search for: "boiling liquid" "vapor explosion" model will find lots of hits.

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Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:12 PM To: systemsafety_at_xxxxxx Subject: Re: [SystemSafety] Oil train fireball

I'd guess that the Health and Safety Lab of UK HSE could tell you. They modelled the Buncefield explosion mathematically and then recreated it and filmed it with high-speed video to confirm their modelling. The head of science at HSL is Prof Andrew Curran (Andrew.Curran_at_xxxxxx

Martyn

On 17/02/2015 21:19, Peter Bernard Ladkin wrote:
> Does anyone know the dynamics of this phenomenon? Whatever is going on inside, it remains bounded.
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> http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/feb/17/fire-west-virginia-oil-
> tanker-train
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> PBL
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> Bielefeld, 33594 Bielefeld, Germany Je suis Charlie
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