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Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Chemical Engineering

Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Chemical Engineering

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Division of Environmental Control Technology, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liquefied petroleum gas,
  • Water

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    Statementprepared by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering
    SeriesHCP/P4548-01
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Environmental Control Technology, National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Advanced Energy and Resources Research and Technology
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14879781M

    Results of a program to measure the rate of boiling of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on water surface and to develop an analytical model to describe the phenomena involved are reported. 1. LPG (or LP Gas) is the acronym for Liquefied Petroleum Gas or Liquid Petroleum Gas. 2. LPG is a group of flammable hydrocarbon gases liquefied through pressurisation. They are, in most cases, used as fuel. 3. LPG comes from natural gas processing and petroleum refining. 4. There are a number of gases that fall under the “LPG” label.

    The maximum weight of LP-Gas which may be placed in a container for determining the length of a fixed dip tube is determined by multiplying the maximum volume of liquefied petroleum gas obtained by the formula in paragraph (b)(19)(b) of this section by the pounds of liquefied petroleum gas in a gallon at 40 deg. F. for aboveground and at 50 deg. Hydrogen's flammability range (between 4% and 75% in air) is very wide compared to other fuels, as shown in Figure 3. Under the optimal combustion condition (a 29% hydrogen-to-air volume ratio), the energy required to initiate hydrogen combustion is much lower than that required for other common fuels (e.g., a small spark will ignite it), as shown in Figure 4.

    Condensation will occur in gas (vapor) distribution lines when surrounding temperatures are below the boiling point of the liquid. Liquefied petroleum gases are excellent solvents of petroleum products and rubber products. Special pipe joint com-pound and . Liquid is one of the four primary states of matter, with the others being solid, gas and plasma.A liquid is a a solid, the molecules in a liquid have a much greater freedom to move. The forces that bind the molecules together in a solid are only temporary in a liquid, allowing a liquid to flow while a solid remains rigid.


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Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Chemical Engineering Download PDF EPUB FB2

Int. Heat Mass Transfer. Vol. 22, pp. Pergamon Press Ltd. Printed in Great Britain /79/ S/0 THE EFFECT OF COMPOSITION ON THE BOILING RATES OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS FOR CONFINED SPILLS ON WATER JAIME A. VALENCIA-CHAVEZ* and ROBERT C. REID LNG Research Center, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cited by: Get this from a library.

Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water: for National Science Foundation, Research Applications Directorate, Division of Advanced Energy Research and Resources Technology and Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment Control Technology. [Robert C Reid; Kenneth A Smith; Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Abstract. Boiling-rate calorimeter studies showed that unlike liquid nitrogen, methane, and LNG, LPG (% propane, % ethane, and % n-butane; /sup 0/C bp), or pure propane, when rapidly spilled on water, reacted violently, ejecting water and ice into the vapor space; but in sec, a coherent ice layer was formed and further boiloff was quiet and well predicted by a simple one.

The effect of composition on the boiling rates of liquefied natural gas for confined spills on water Article August with 8 Reads How we measure 'reads'. A boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE, / ˈ b l ɛ v iː / BLEV-ee) is an explosion caused by the rupture of a vessel containing a pressurized liquid that has reached temperatures above its boiling point.

Because the boiling point of a liquid rises with pressure, the contents of the pressurized vessel can remain liquid so long as the vessel is intact. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 7 () 19 Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam - Printed in The Netherlands SPREADING-BOILING MODEL FOR INSTANTANEOUS SPILLS OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) ON WATER H.-R.

CHANG and R.C. REID Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. Worldwide-liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production is limited to about 10% of total gasoline and diesel fuel consumption and is used to a great extent for domestic and industrial purposes.

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and diesel fuel: Hilly terrain portion, elevation ranged from m to m above sea level. Continuous: m 3 /h, – Crude oil, gasoline, kerosene and diesel oil: Ground: Instantaneous: m 3 /s: There was significant percolation of.

Liquid drawn from the storage tank will cause freeze burns on contact. This is due to the rapid absorption of heat by the liquid upon vaporization in the open. Condensation will occur in gas (vapor) distribution lines when surrounding temperatures are below the boiling point of the liquid.

Liquefied petroleum gases are excellent solvents of. Leakage of Liquefied Gas not Ignited Ignited Leakage of Liquefied Gas Burn Down Vessels and Storage Tanks Threatened by Fire Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Fire Explosions (BLEVE) Inspection of Pipework, Bellows and Relief Valves Relief Values Cylinder Filling (Bottling) Plants Introduction.

The effect of composition on the boiling rates of liquefied natural gas for confined spills on water. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,22 (6): DOI: /(79) LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS Janu Safety Data Sheet Page 2 of 9 4. FIRST AID MEASURES Eye Contact: For contact with the liquefied gas, remove contact lenses if present and easy to do, hold eyelids apart and gently flush the affected eye(s) with lukewarm water.

In contrast, LPG (propane) gas boiling point temperature is °C or °F, becoming gas vapour. LPG stays liquid because it is under pressure in a gas cylinder. As a liquid, it looks a lot like water. It is colourless and odourless in its natural state. Unlike water, 1 kilogram of LPG does NOT equal 1 litre of liquid.

liquefied gases from one tank to another. Being a liquefied gas, LPG must be stored in an enclosed container under pressure. The fluid in a tank is in state of equilibrium, with the gas vapors on top of the liquid providing the tank pressure to keep the liquid from boiling. Appendix A, ”Properties of Liquefied Gases”, is a chart outlining the.

A driver of a liquid petroleum gas tanker lost control over the vehicle and caused an over roll followed by a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion after 15 minutes. Sixty-nine patients were admitted mainly to Dicle University Faculty of Medicine and Diyarbakir Training and Research Hospital, including 62 male and 7 female patients.

In The Maritime Engineering Reference Book, Liquefied gas carriers. The most commonly carried liquefied gases are liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). They are kept in liquid form by a combination of pressure and low temperature. The combination varies to suit the gas.

Liquefied Petroleum Gas SAFETY DATA SHEET Date of Preparation: Aug Deerfoot Consulting Inc. Page 2 of 10 Section 3: COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Hazardous Ingredient(s) Common name / Synonyms CAS No. % vol./vol. Petroleum gases, liquefied Liquefied petroleum gas Propane Not available.

15 - Use water spray to reduce vapors or divert vapor cloud drift. Avoid allowing water runoff to contact spilled material. Do not direct water at spill or source of leak. Prevent spreading of vapors through sewers, ventilation systems and confined areas.

Isolate area until gas has dispersed. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Awareness Massachusetts Firefighting Academy is the United Nations (U.

N.) number Expansion Rate • The expansion rate of propane is • Boiling • Liquid • Expanding • Vapor • Explosion. Typically associated with LPG, it does not. LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS LP-Gas Hazards When LP-Gas is stored under pressure it changes phases to a liquid.

If there is a loss in pressure it may leak temporarily as a liquid before converting to a heavier-than-air gas. LP-Gas is flammable at a wide range of concentra-tions, and due to its physical properties it presents several unique hazards.

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is recovered from “wet” natural gas (gas with condensable heavy petroleum compounds) by absorption. The recovered product has a low boiling point and must be distilled to remove the lighter fractions and then be treated to remove hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, and finished product is transported by pipeline and by specially built seagoing tankers.so that gas escapes rather than liquid.

Isolate area until gas has dispersed. Use water spray to reduce vapours or divert vapour cloud drift. Prevent entry into waterways, sewers, basements or confined areas. Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up Environmental precautions Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

7.An oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.

Petrochemicals feed stock like ethylene and propylene can also be produced directly by cracking crude oil without the need.