Runaway system characterization and vent sizing based on diers methodology

Authors

  • Joseph C. Leung,

    1. Fauske & Associates Inc., Burr Ridge, Illinois
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    • J. C. Leung, a manager in product development and analysis section at Fauske & Associates, Inc., has been involved in all aspects of the DIERS project and is currently heading up the ERS sizing service for the chemical industry. He earned his B.S.Ch.E. degree with highest honors at Denver University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at Northwestern University.

  • Hans K. Fauske

    1. Fauske & Associates Inc., Burr Ridge, Illinois
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    • H.K. Fauske, a consultant to firms in the chemical and nuclear industries, earned his D.Sc. from the Norwegian Institute of Technology. The author of more than 100 technical articles, he is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Multiphase Flow. The first recipient of the Univ. of Chicago Award for Distinguished Performance at Argonne National Laboratory, in 1982 he was presented with the Tommy Thompson Award by the American Nuclear Society.


Abstract

This article reveals the diverse nature of runaway systems as well as some general trends. In addition, it also serves to point out the usefulness of such an apparatus in characterizing virtually unknown systems.

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