CFD-Based Overpressure Prediction for Congested Multi-Modules—Safety Gap Effect

  • Guowei MaEmail author
  • Yimiao Huang
  • Jingde Li


This chapter presents a thorough investigation of the effect of the gas explosion on a cylindrical floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform by using CFD simulation. The effect of safety gap on overpressure mitigation of gas explosion is evaluated. The data-dump technique is applied to ensure simulation accuracy. Two sets of different safety gaps are designed for the cylindrical FLNG platform. The overall results indicate that the safety gap is effective in reducing overpressure in two adjacent congestions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil and Transportation EngineeringHebei University of TechnologyTianjinChina
  2. 2.Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, School of EngineeringUniversity of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia
  3. 3.Centre for Infrastructural Monitoring and ProtectionCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia

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