2016

  • Azzi, C., Rogstadkjernet, L., van Wingerden, K., Choi, J. & Ryu, Y. (2016). Influence of scenario choices when performing CFD simulations for explosion risk analyses: Focus on dispersion. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 41: 87-96. DOI
  • Azzi, C. & Rogstadkjernet, L. (2016). Use of CFD in the performance-based design for fire safety in the oil and gas sector. The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Proceedings Eleventh Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods, 23-25 May 2016, Warsaw, Poland: 96-107. URL
  • Bernard, L., Pugh, D.G., Bowen, P.J., Crayford, A.P., De la Rosa, D. & Skjold, T. (2016). Experimental investigation of multi-phase combustion with a modified Cardiff combustion bomb. Eighth International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards (ISFEH), 25-28 April 2016, Hefei, China, 11 pp.
  • Braatz, A.-L. & Hisken, H. (2016). Response surfaces for advanced consequence models: two approaches, Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 893-910.
  • Braatz, A.-L., Hisken, H. & Rueckmann, J.-J. (2016). Surrogate-based optimisation of model parameters for the improved modelling of industrial-scale gas explosions, Proceeding Fifth International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, 19-23 June 2016. URL
  • Cheng, F., Xie, B., Shao, W. & Deng, J. (2016). Escalation procedure of gas release, fire and explosion accident and pre-assessment for accident consequence in petrochemical plants. Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 808-824. ISBN 978-7-89437-165-2
  • Davis, S.G., Engel, D., Groethe, M. & van Wingerden, K. (2016). Large scale deflagration to detonation testing. Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 110-124. ISBN 978-7-89437-165-2
  • Davis, S.G., Merilo, E., Engel, D. & van Wingerden, K. (2016). Large scale detonation testing: new findings in the prediction of DDTs at large scales. Proceedings 2016 Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium, Hilton Conference Center, College Station, Texas, 25-27 October 2016: 20-39.
  • Davis, S.G., Pagliaro, J.L., Debold, T.F., van Wingerden, M. & van Wingerden, K. (2016). Flammability and explosion characteristics of marginally flammable refigerants. Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 928-950. ISBN 978-7-89437-165-2
  • Folusiak, M., Skjold, T. & Storvik, I. (2016). Urban canyon blast load calculations with FLACS-Blast and adaptive mesh refinement. Poster, Twenty-fourth Symposium on Military Aspects of Blast and Shock (MABS), 18-23 September 2016, Halifax, Canada: 7 pp.
  • Ghaffari, M., Skjold, T., van Wingerden, K., Hisken, H., Eckhoff, R.K. & Hoffmann, A.C. (2016). A model validation framework for the explosion simulator FLACS-DustEx: challenges, limitations and possibilities. Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 223-238. ISBN 978-7-89437-165-2
  • Ghaffari, M., van Wingerden, K., Gjøvåg Hagen, J.-T., Skjold, T. & Storvik, I. (2016). Sensitivity analysis of dust explosion consequences in a roller mill using FLACS-DustEx. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 48: 157-162. DOI
  • Giacopinelli, P. & Samaraweera, R. (2016). The benefits of using CFD for designing gas detection systems. Hazards 26, Edinburgh, UK, 24-26 May 2016, IChemE Symposium Series No. 161: 12 pp. ISBN 978-0-85295-591-8
  • Hendrickson, B., Marsegan, C. & Gavelli, F. (2016). Where to begin – A parametric study for vapor barriers at LNG export facilities. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 44: 573-582. DOI
  • Hisken, H., Atanga, G., Skjold, T., Lakshmipathy, S. & Middha, P. (2016). Validating, documenting and qualifying models used for consequence assessment of hydrogen explosion scenarios. Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 1069-1086. ISBN 978-7-89437-165-2. URL
  • Hisken, H., Enstad, G.A. & Narasimhamurthy, V.D. (2016). Suppression of vortex shedding and its mitigation effect in gas explosions: an experimental study. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 43: 242-254. DOI
  • Li, J., Ma, G., Abdel-jawad, M. & Huang, Y. (2016). Gas dispersion risk analysis of safety gap effect on the innovating FLNG vessel with a cylindrical platform. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 40: 304-316. DOI
  • Salaün, N., Hanssen, A.G. & Nilsen, P.E. (2016). Risk-based structural response against explosion blast loads: Systematic one-to-one CFD (FLACS) / NLFEA (Impetus Afea solver) coupling to derive quantified response exceedance. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 48: 55-60. DOI
  • Salaün, N., Rogstadkjernet, L., Nilsen, P.E. & Siccama, D. (2016). Increasing spatial and directional accuracy for the dimensioning drag loads from accidental explosions. Hazards 26, Edinburgh, UK, 24-26 May 2016, IChemE Symposium Series No. 161: 10 pp. ISBN 978-0-85295-591-8
  • Skjold, T. (2016). Dust explosion modelling: status and prospects. Second International Conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications (PGBSIA 2016), Hotel Ramada, Jaipur, India, 1-3 December 2016, 6 pp.
  • Skjold, T. (2016). Revisiting an accident in a gasoline purification plant. Eighth International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards (ISFEH), 25-28 April 2016, Hefei, China, 11 pp.
  • Skjold, T. & Eckhoff, R.K. (2016). Dust explosions in the process industries: Research in the twenty-first century. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 48: 337-342. DOI
  • van Wingerden, K. & Salaün, N. (2016). LNG-engine safety: Design of protective measures using CFD. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 48: 31-36. DOI
  • Wen, H., Wang, T., Luo, Z., Deng, J., Xie, B. & Cheng, F. (2016). Numerical evaluation on characteristics of gas migration and explosion in full-scale coal mine tunnels. Proceedings Eleventh International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Dalian, 24-29 July 2016: 896-905. ISBN 978-7-89437-165-2

 

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