In this presentation, Dr. Georges A. Melhem reveals fundamental Process Safety Office® SuperChems™ explosion building blocks and models that address many of the flaws of simplified sizing methods. Included are case studies of how they are applied and how the burning rate models are developed from measured data.
Figure 4: Flame speed of flammable materials in a 0.15 m diameter tube.
Figure 5: Comparison between measured and calculated flame speeds using Equation 23.
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