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Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 601–606 | Cite as

Research on the Distribution of Unconfined Gas Cloud Explosion Field

  • Jiahong Jiang
  • Jin Fan
  • Bo Yu
  • Jianguo Ding
Technical Article---Peer-Reviewed
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Abstract

To research the distribution of unconfined gas cloud explosion overpressure field and impulse field, build domed finite element model of combustible gas, use computational fluid dynamics, and get the numerical simulation of the methane–air gas explosion. The numerical calculation of overpressure fits the experimental result. The impulse field depends on the overpressure and time; the impulse at the gas cloud boundary is maximum. And the formulas of overpressure and impulse were calculated by data fitting.

Keywords

Numerical simulation Overpressure field Impulse field Data fitting 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringNanjing University of Science and TechnologyNanjingChina

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