Explosive Boiling of Liquefied Hydrocarbon/Water Systems
Over the last fifteen years several instances have been reported of violent interactions occurring during spills of liquefied natural gas (LNG) onto water. Most of these happened some time following initiation of spilling, after ice had formed on the water. The phenomenon was usually attributed to explosive vaporization of LNG encapsulated in ice.
KeywordsHomogeneous Nucleation Ambient Water Normal Boiling Point Boiling Liquid High Temperature Difference
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