Refine your search:     
Report No.
 - 

Study on explosion characteristics of natural gas and methane in semi-open space for the HTTR hydrogen production system

Inaba, Yoshitomo  ; Nishihara, Tetsuo ; Groethe, M. A.*; Nitta, Yoshikazu*

It is important to grasp the explosion characteristics of object gases: natural gas and methane, in order to evaluate the influence of a gas explosion accident in the HTTR hydrogen production system on the reactor. Thus, we carried out explosion experiments of the object gases in semi-open space, and verified a numerical analysis code for the simulation of the explosion accident. It was confirmed that NG-air mixture or methane-air mixture in semi-open space didn't result in DDT although 10 g of C-4 explosive was used as an ignition source, and the numerical results agreed relatively with the experimental results. As a result, we could have the prospects for predicting the influence of the explosion accident on the reactor.

Accesses

:

- Accesses

InCites™

:

Percentile:84.02

Category:Nuclear Science & Technology

Altmetrics

:

[CLARIVATE ANALYTICS], [WEB OF SCIENCE], [HIGHLY CITED PAPER & CUP LOGO] and [HOT PAPER & FIRE LOGO] are trademarks of Clarivate Analytics, and/or its affiliated company or companies, and used herein by permission and/or license.