Accession Number:

AD0775005

Title:

LNG: Water Explosions.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

The report directs attention to a proposed solution of a puzzling problem that has been a cause of concern in the shipment of liquefied natural gas--a type of flameless explosion encountered under certain conditions when liquefied natural gas is spilled into water. The report suggests further research to improve understanding of the phenomenon.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Marine Engineering
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE