Fire Simulation of Bearing Structures for Natural Gas Module Plant

  • Marina Gravit
  • Sergey Zimin
  • Yurij Lazarev
  • Ivan DmitrievEmail author
  • Elena Golub
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1116)


The standard (cellulose), external, slow heating and hydrocarbon modes are regulated in the majority of world standardization systems in the field of fire tests of structures. Hydrocarbon temperature mode is used to describe the combustion of flammable liquids and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at the enterprises of the oil refining and petrochemical industries. In this work, fire resistance degrees are calculated under standard and hydrocarbon fire modes for a model of prefabricated bearing structures of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant with simulated fire protection as mineral basalt wool. The calculations were performed in ANSYS software for critical temperatures of 300 °C, 500 °C and 700 °C. There are temperature-time diagrams for the standard and hydrocarbon fire mode. It is shown, that 20 mm of mineral wool are required to ensure R 120 for structure with a reduced thickness of 36.8 mm (pipe diameter 500 mm and thickness - 40 mm) and a critical temperature of 700 °C (for 500 °C - 40 mm of mineral wool respectively) for hydrocarbon fire.


Buildings Fire Fire safety Fire resistance Computer simulation Modeling Hydrocarbon fire Hydrocarbon Liquefied natural gas 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic UniversitySaint-PetersburgRussia

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