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Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Chemical Engineering.

Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Division of Environmental Control Technology, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liquefied petroleum gas.,
  • Water.

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    Statementprepared by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering.
    SeriesHCP/P4548-01, HCP/P -- 4548-01.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Environmental Control Technology., National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Advanced Energy and Resources Research and Technology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17647619M

      Liquefied Petroleum Gas- its Characteristics and Safety Requirements Boiling point of LPG is in the range of – 42 deg C to 0 deg C. The physical state of LPG is gas at 15 deg C and 1 kg/sq cm pressure. Solubility of LPG in water at 20 deg C is less than ppm (parts per million). LPG is soluble in organic solvents like alcohol. Physical State Liquefied Gas Appearance Colorless Liquefied Gas Color Colorless Odor Odorless to rotten egg like. Odor Threshold No data available. Property Values (Method) Melting Point / Freezing Point °C / °F Initial Boiling Point / Boiling Range °C / °F Flash Point °C / °F Evaporation Rate No data available. Physical State Liquefied Gas Appearance Colorless Liquefied Gas Color Colorless Odor Odorless to rotten-egg like. Odor Threshold No available data. Property Values (Method) Melting Point / Freezing Point °C / °F Initial Boiling Point / Boiling Range °C / °F Flash Point °C / °F Evaporation Rate No available data.


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Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Chemical Engineering. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Int. Heat Mass Transfer. Vol. 22, pp. Pergamon Press Ltd. Printed in Great Britain /79/ S/0 THE EFFECT OF COMPOSITION ON THE BOILING RATES OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS FOR CONFINED SPILLS ON WATER JAIME A. VALENCIA-CHAVEZ* and ROBERT C. REID LNG Research Center, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cited by: Get this from a library.

Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water: for National Science Foundation, Research Applications Directorate, Division of Advanced Energy Research and Resources Technology and Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment Control Technology.

[Robert C Reid; Kenneth A Smith; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Abstract. Boiling-rate calorimeter studies showed that unlike liquid nitrogen, methane, and LNG, LPG (% propane, % ethane, and % n-butane; /sup 0/C bp), or pure propane, when rapidly spilled on water, Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water book violently, ejecting water and ice into the vapor space; but in sec, a coherent ice layer was formed and further boiloff was quiet and well predicted by a simple one.

The effect of composition on the boiling rates of liquefied natural gas for confined spills on water Article August with 8 Reads How we measure 'reads'. A boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE, / ˈ b l ɛ v iː / BLEV-ee) is an explosion caused by the rupture of a vessel containing a pressurized liquid that has reached temperatures above its boiling point.

Because the boiling point of a liquid rises with pressure, the contents of the pressurized vessel can remain liquid so long as the vessel is intact. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 7 () 19 Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam - Printed in The Netherlands SPREADING-BOILING MODEL FOR INSTANTANEOUS SPILLS OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) ON WATER H.-R.

CHANG and R.C. REID Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. Worldwide-liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production is limited to about 10% of total gasoline and diesel fuel consumption and is used to a great extent for domestic and industrial purposes.

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and diesel fuel: Hilly terrain portion, elevation ranged from m to m above sea level. Continuous: m 3 /h, – Crude oil, gasoline, kerosene and diesel oil: Ground: Instantaneous: m 3 /s: There was significant percolation of.

Liquid drawn from the storage tank will cause freeze burns on contact. This is due to the rapid absorption of heat by the liquid upon vaporization in the open.

Condensation will occur in gas (vapor) distribution lines when surrounding temperatures are below the boiling point of the liquid. Liquefied petroleum gases are excellent solvents of. Leakage Confined boiling rates of liquefied petroleum gas on water book Liquefied Gas not Ignited Ignited Leakage of Liquefied Gas Burn Down Vessels and Storage Tanks Threatened by Fire Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Fire Explosions (BLEVE) Inspection of Pipework, Bellows and Relief Valves Relief Values Cylinder Filling (Bottling) Plants Introduction.

The effect of composition on the boiling rates of liquefied natural gas for confined spills on water. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,22 (6): DOI: /(79) LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS Janu Safety Data Sheet Page 2 of 9 4. FIRST AID MEASURES Eye Contact: For contact with the liquefied gas, remove contact lenses if present and easy to do, hold eyelids apart and gently flush the affected eye(s) with lukewarm water.

In contrast, LPG (propane) gas boiling point temperature is °C or °F, becoming gas vapour. LPG stays liquid because it is under pressure in a gas cylinder. As a liquid, it looks a lot like water. It is colourless and odourless in its natural state.

Unlike water, 1 kilogram of LPG does NOT equal 1 litre of liquid. liquefied gases from one tank to another. Being a liquefied gas, LPG must be stored in an enclosed container under pressure. The fluid in a tank is in state of equilibrium, with the gas vapors on top of the liquid providing the tank pressure to keep the liquid from boiling.

Appendix A, ”Properties of Liquefied Gases”, is a chart outlining the. A driver of a liquid petroleum gas tanker lost control over the vehicle and caused an over roll followed by a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion after 15 minutes. Sixty-nine patients were admitted mainly to Dicle University Faculty of Medicine and Diyarbakir Training and Research Hospital, including 62 male and 7 female patients.

In The Maritime Engineering Reference Book, Liquefied gas carriers. The most commonly carried liquefied gases are liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). They are kept in liquid form by a combination of pressure and low temperature.

The combination varies to suit the gas. Liquefied Petroleum Gas SAFETY DATA SHEET Date of Preparation: Aug Deerfoot Consulting Inc.

Page 2 of 10 Section 3: COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Hazardous Ingredient(s) Common name / Synonyms CAS No. % vol./vol. Petroleum gases, liquefied Liquefied petroleum gas Propane Not available.

15 - Use water spray to reduce vapors or divert vapor cloud drift. Avoid allowing water runoff to contact spilled material. Do not direct water at spill or source of leak. Prevent spreading of vapors through sewers, ventilation systems and confined areas.

Isolate area until gas has dispersed. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Awareness Massachusetts Firefighting Academy is the United Nations (U. N.) number Expansion Rate • The expansion rate of propane is • Boiling • Liquid • Expanding • Vapor • Explosion. Typically associated with LPG, it does not.

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS LP-Gas Hazards When LP-Gas is stored under pressure it changes phases to a liquid. If there is a loss in pressure it may leak temporarily as a liquid before converting to a heavier-than-air gas. LP-Gas is flammable at a wide range of concentra-tions, and due to its physical properties it presents several unique hazards.

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is recovered from “wet” natural gas (gas with condensable heavy petroleum compounds) by absorption. The recovered product has a low boiling point and must be distilled to remove the lighter fractions and then be treated to remove hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, and finished product is transported by pipeline and by specially built seagoing tankers.

so that gas escapes rather than liquid. Isolate area until gas has dispersed. Use water spray to reduce vapours or divert vapour cloud drift.

Prevent entry into waterways, sewers, basements or confined areas. Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up Environmental precautions Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. An oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed and refined into more useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, jet fuel and fuel oils.

Petrochemicals feed stock like ethylene and propylene can also be produced directly by cracking crude oil without the need. Contact of unconfined liquefied gas with water may result in vigorous or violent boiling of the product and extremely rapid vaporization due to the large temperature differences involved.

If the water is hot, there is the possibility that a liquid "superheat" explosion may occur. SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF LIQUID (Water = 1) at 60° F: VAPOR PRESSURE: @ 70° F = psig; @ ° F = psig EXPANSION RATIO (From liquid to gas @ psia): 1 to SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Slight, to % APPEARANCE AND ODOR: A colorless and tasteless gas at normal temperature and pressure.

An odorant (ethyl mercaptan) is added to. Results of a program to measure the rate of boiling of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on water surface and to develop an analytical model to describe the phenomena involved are reported.

LPG (or LP Gas) is the acronym for Liquefied Petroleum Gas or Liquid Petroleum Gas. LPG is a group of flammable hydrocarbon gases liquefied through pressurisation.

They are, in most cases, used as fuel. LPG comes from natural gas processing and petroleum refining. There are a number of gases that fall under the “LPG” label. The maximum weight of LP-Gas which may be placed in a container for determining the length of a fixed dip tube is determined by multiplying the maximum volume of liquefied petroleum gas obtained by the formula in paragraph (b)(19)(b) of this section by the pounds of liquefied petroleum gas in a gallon at 40 deg.

for aboveground and at 50 deg. Hydrogen's flammability range (between 4% and 75% in air) is very wide compared to other fuels, as shown in Figure 3.

Under the optimal combustion condition (a 29% hydrogen-to-air volume ratio), the energy required to initiate hydrogen combustion is much lower than that required for other common fuels (e.g., a small spark will ignite it), as shown in Figure 4.

Condensation will occur in gas (vapor) distribution lines when surrounding temperatures are below the boiling point of the liquid. Liquefied petroleum gases are excellent solvents of petroleum products and rubber products.

Special pipe joint com-pound and. Liquid is one of the four primary states of matter, with the others being solid, gas and plasma.A liquid is a a solid, the molecules in a liquid have a much greater freedom to move. The forces that bind the molecules together in a solid are only temporary in a liquid, allowing a liquid to flow while a solid remains rigid.

Contact of very cold liquefied gas with water may result in vigorous or violent boiling of the product and extremely rapid vaporization due to the large temperature differences involved.

If the water is hot, there is the possibility that a liquid "superheat" explosion may occur. Liquefied petroleum gas or liquid petroleum gas (LPG or LP gas), is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases used as fuel in heating appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles.

It is increasingly used as an aerosol propellant and a refrigerant, replacing chlorofluorocarbons in an effort to reduce damage to the ozone specifically used as a vehicle fuel it is often referred to as. escapes rather than liquid.

Isolate area until gas has dispersed. Prevent spreading of vapors through sewers, ventilation systems and confined areas. Use water spray to reduce vapors or divert vapor cloud drift. Avoid allowing water runoff to contact spilled material.

Water Spill: Eliminate all ignition sources (no smoking, flares, sparks or. Liquefied petroleum gas 15 - 25 Section 4: First Aid Measures Eye Contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Call a physician if irritation persists. Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and wash affected area with soap and water.

Call a physician if irritation persists. Form: While stored under pressure – liquid and/or vapour. Boiling Point: o.

C atm. Freezing Point: o C. Evapouration Rate: Rapid (Gas at Normal Ambient Conditions) Vapour Pressure: 1, (kPa) @ o. Vapour Density: (Air = 1) Coefficient of Water/Oil Distribution: Not available.

PH: Not available. Soluble in Water. LIND-P LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GASES (LPG) Revision DateFeb Methods and material for containment and cleaning up Methods for containment Stop the flow of gas or remove cylinder to outdoor location if this can be done without risk. If leak is in container or container valve, contact the appropriate emergency telephone number in Section 1.

Wash contaminated skin with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. To avoid the risk of static discharges and gas ignition, soak contaminated clothing thoroughly with water before removing it.

Get medical attention if symptoms occur. In case of contact with liquid, warm frozen tissues slowly with lukewarm water. Kwik Gas and Residential LPG KH-IF-OHS Version No Page 1 of 12 1.

IDENTIFICATION: PRODUCT IDENTIFIER AND CHEMICAL IDENTITY Product Name Kwik Gas and Residential LPG Proper Shipping Name Petroleum Gases, Liquefied Other Names LPG, LP Gas, Liquefied petroleum gas, Propane, Commercial Propane for Heating. Liquefied Petroleum Gas C3H8 Safety Data Sheet SDS PHXW Subject Review the propane (C3H8) safety data sheet (SDS no.

PHXW) to learn about its composition, hazards, regulatory status, storage, and more. Propane SAFETY DATA SHEET Date of Preparation: April 19th, Page 1 of 9 Section 1: IDENTIFICATION Product Name: Propane Synonyms: LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas); LP-Gas.

Product Use: Propane is commonly used as a fuel for heating, cooking, automobiles, forklift trucks, crop drying and welding and cutting.energizing lives haldia refinery liquefied petroleum gas liquefied petroleum gas (lpg) vapour liquid hot area relief vent opens at kg/cm2 unexposed shell support slop tank shell overheated above liquid level magnitude of bleve: pieces of container can shoot off some metre or more distance.Propane (/ ˈ p r oʊ p eɪ n /) is a three-carbon alkane with the molecular formula C 3 H is a gas at standard temperature and pressure, but compressible to a transportable liquid.A by-product of natural gas processing and petroleum refining, it is commonly used as a ered in by the French chemist Marcellin Berthelot, it became commercially available in the US by