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Detonation fundamentals( reviewed jou
rnal papers



1.

D.H. Edwards, G. Hooper, J.M. Morgan, and G. O. Thomas, 'The quasi
-
steady regime in
critically initiated detonation waves', J. Phys. D:Appl. Phys., 11:2103
-
2117, (1978). [
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]

2.

D.H. Edwards, G.O. Thomas and M.A. Nettleton, 'The diffraction of planar detonation waves
at an abrupt area change', J. Fluid. Mech., 95:79
-
96 (1979)
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]

3.

D.H. Edwards, G. Hooper and G.O. Thomas, 'Two
-
dimensional nozzle
-
generated blast waves',
J. Phys D:Appl. Phys., 14:833
-
40, (1981). [
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]

4.

D.H. Edwards, P. J. Fearnley, G.O. Thomas and M.A. Nettleton, 'Shocks and detonations in
channels with 90
o

bends', Proc. 1st Int. Specialist Meeting on
Combustion, Bordeaux, p 431
-
435, (1981)

5.

D.H. Edwards, G.O. Thomas and M.A. Nettleton, 'Diffraction of planar detonations in various
fuel
-
air mixtures at an area change', In 'Gasdynamics of Detonations and Explosions', Vol. 75
of Progress in Astronautics

and Aeronautics, pp. 341
-
357 (1981).

6.

Edwards, D. H., G.O. Thomas and T. Williams, Initiation of detonation by steady planar
incident shock waves, Combustion and Flame, 43:187
-
198 (1981)[
pdf
] .

7.

Edwards, D.H., G.O. Thomas and M.A. Nettleton, 'The diffraction of detonation in channels
with 90
o

bends', Archivium Combustionis, 3:65
-
76, (1983).

8.

G.O. Thomas, D.H. Edwards, 'Simulat
ion of detonation cell kinematics using two
-
dimensional
reactive blast waves', J. Phys D, 16:1881
-
1892, 1983.

9.

D.H. Edwards, G.O. Thomas, ' The validity of the Chapman
-
Jouguet model in describing the
global properties of a detonation wave', Journees Scie
ntifiques Paul Vieielle, Paris 1984 pp. 90
-
107.

13.

G.O. Thomas, D.H. Edwards, J.H. Lee, R. Knystautus, I.O. Moen, 'Detonation diffraction by
divergent channels', in Dynamics of Explosions, Vol. 106, Progress in Astronautics and
Aeronautics, 144
-
154, 1986.

14.

I.O. Moen, A. Sulmistras, G.O. Thomas, D. Bjerkedvedt, P. Thibault, 'Influence of cell
irregularity on the behaviour of gaseous detonations', in Dynamics of Explosions, Vol. 106,
AIAA Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, 220
-
243, 1986.

15.

Thomas
, G.O., Edwards, M.J. and Edwards, D.H., 'Studies of detonation quenching by water
sprays', Combustion Science Technology, 71:233
-
245 (1990)

17.

Thomas, G.O., Sutton, P. and Edwards, D.H., 'The behaviour of detonation waves at
concentration gradients', Com
bustion and Flame, 84:312
-
322 (1991)

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]

18.

Thomas, G.O. Edwards, D.H. and Jones, S.H.M., 'Studies of the mechanism of detonation
propagation in porous structures', Dynamics of detonations and explosions: detonations, AIAA
Progress in Astronautics and Ae
ronautics (edited by Khul, A.L., Leyer, J
-
C, Borisov, A. A.
and Sirignano, W.A.) Vol. 133, AIAA, New York, pp. 256
-
266 (1991).

23.

Figura, E.S., Thomas, G.O. and Milne, A,' Studies of Reactive Triple Shock Collision', Shock
Waves Journal, 2, 203
-
209 (199
2).

25.

Thomas, G.O., Edwards, D.H., Edwards, M.J. and Milne, A., ' Electrical enhancement of
detonation' , J. Phys D:Applied Physics 26:20
-
30, (1993).
[
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]

32

Thomas, G.O., Brenton, J.R and Hassan, T
-
Al, 'Controlling parameters during explosion
mitigation by water sprays', Proc. 3rd Int. Conf on Offshore Structural Design
-

Hazards, Safety
and Engineering, London pp.393
-
403 November
(1994).

34

Carvel, R. O., Thomas, G.O. Milne, A. M. and Sands, C.J. "Double fronted detonations in
particle suspensions." Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium on Dust Explosions,
Bergen, Norway, pp. 4.15
-

4.21, June (1996).

35

Akbar, R., Schwe
ndeman, D.W., Shepherd, J., Williams, R. Ll and Thomas, G.O., 'Wave
shaping channels for gaseous detonations, in Proc. 19th Int. Symp. on Shock Waves. (1996)

36

Sands, C.J. Milne, A. M., Clifford, L. J. and Thomas, G.O. "Shock induced combustion over
a
rectangular ramp" Published in the "IUTAM Symposium on Combustion in Supersonic
Flows", Fluid Mechanics and its Applications Vol 39, pp. 61
-
70, Kluwer Academic Publishers,
The Netherlands, (1997).

40


Brown, C. J and Thomas, G.O., 'Experimental
studies of shock induced ignition and
transition to detonation'.
Combust. Flame

117:861
-
870 (1999)
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]

41


Khokhlov, A.

M., Oran, E. S. and Thomas, G.O., ' Numerical simulation of deflagration to
detonation transition: The role of shock
-
flame interactions in turbulent flames’,
Combust.
Flame

117:323
-
339 (1999).
[
pdf
]

42


Thomas, G. O., Jones, A. ' 'Flame
-
vortex interaction during the jet initiation of detonation',
Co
mbust. Flame
120:392
-
398 (2000)
[
pdf
]

43


Brown, C. J. and Thomas, G. O., ‘Experimental studies of ignition and transition to
detonation induced by the reflection and diffraction of shock waves’.
S
hock Waves
10:23
-
32
(2000)

44

Cadman. P, Thomas G. O. and Bulter. P,
The auto
-
ignition of propane at intermediate
temperatures and high pressures.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
, 2:5411
-
5419 (2000)

45

Murray, S.B., Thibault, P.A., Zhang, F., Bjerketv
edt, D., Sulmistras, A., Thomas, G.O.,
Jenssen, A., and Moen, I.O., ‘The Role of Energy Distribution on the Transmission of
Detonation’.
In High
-
Speed Deflagration and Detonation: Fundamentals and Control
, Roy,
G.D., Frolov, S.M., Netzer, D.W., and Boriso
v, A.A. (editors), pp. 139
-
162 Elex
-
KM
Publishers, Moscow (2001)
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]

46

Thomas, G.O., Bambrey, R.J. and Brown, C. J., ‘Experimenta
l observations of turbulent
combustion and transition to detonation following shock
-
flame interaction’.
Combustion
Theory and Modelling
5:573:594 (2001)
[
pdf
]

47

Thomas, G.O. and Bambrey, R.J.
Schlieren observations of flame acceleration and transition to
d
etonation. Proceedings
24th International Congress on High Speed Photography and
Photonics, Proceedings SPIE Vol. 4183 pp. 779
-
787 (2001)[
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]

48

Goy, C.J. Moran A.J. and Thomas G.O. ‘Auto
-
ignition Characteristics of Gaseous Fuels at
Representative G
as Turbine Conditions’, ASME Paper 2001
-
GT
-
0051. (2001)

49

Thomas GO and Bambrey RJ. Some Observations of The Controlled Generation and Onset of
Detonation.
Shock Waves
(2002) 12:13
-
21

50

Thomas, G.O. Ward, S. and Williams, Rh. Ll. And Bambrey RJ, On Cri
tical Conditions For
Detonation Initiation By Shock Reflection From Obstacles.
Shock Waves
12:111
-
119 (2002)

51

Thomas GO and Bambrey RJ.
Observations Of The Emergence Of Detonation From A
Turbulent Flame Brush
Proc
.
Combust. Inst

vol29, (2002)

52

Thomas

GO, Williams RhLl, Detonation interaction with wedges and bends.
Shock Waves
11:481
-
492 (2002

53

Carvel. R.O, ThomasG.O,and BrownC.J. (2003} Some observations of detonation propagation
through a gas containing dust particles in suspension Shock Waves 13:8
3
-
89(2003)

54

Murray, S.B., Thibault, P.A., Zhang, F., Bjerketvedt, D., Sulmistras, A., Thomas, G.O.,
Jenssen, A., and Moen, I.O., ‘The Role of Energy Distribution on the Transmission of
Detonation’.
In High
-
Speed Deflagration and Detonation: Fundamentals

and Control
, Roy,
G.D., Frolov, S.M., Netzer, D.W., and Borisov, A.A. (editors), pp. 139
-
162 Elex
-
KM
Publishers, Moscow (2001)

55

Thomas, G.O., Bambrey, R.J. and Brown, C. J., ‘Experimental observations of turbulent
combustion and transition to detonation

following shock
-
flame interaction’.
Combustion
Theory and Modelling
5:573:594 (2001
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pdf
]

56

Thomas GO and Bambrey RJ. Some Observa
tions of The Controlled Generation and Onset of
Detonation.
Shock Waves
(2002)12:13
-
21
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]





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Process Pipeline explosions DDT and Detonation Arrester

57.

Thomas, G.O and Oakley, G.L.., 'On practical difficulties encountered when testing flame and
detonation arresters to BS7244', Trans I. Ch
em. E.: Part B
-

Process Safety and Environmental
Protection, 71:187
-
193 (1993).



58G. L. Oakley and G O. Thomas,


-

Investigations Into Concerns About BS EN 12874: 2001
Flame Arresters

UK H
ealth And Safety Executive Research Report RR281 (2004) 36 pages
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]


59Teodorczyk, A., Thomas, G. O., 'Experimental methods f
or controlled deflagration to
detonation transition in gaseous mixtures'.
Archivium Combustionis, Vol. 15, 59
-
80.
(1995)

60

G.O. Thomas and .T. Teodorczyk, 'An evaluation of new procedures for testing explosion
arresters'
Trans. I. Chem. E.: Part B
-

Proces
s Safety and Environmental Protectio
n, 76:277
-
285(1998)
[
pdf
]


61

Guo C, Thomas GO, Li J and Zhang D. Experimental study of gaseous detonation propagation
over acoustically absorbing walls.
Shock Waves

11:353
-
359 (2002)
[
pdf
]


62

Thomas, GO., Response of pipes

and supports to transient internal pressure loads generated by
gas detonations,
ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol.

124:66
-
71 (2002)
[
pdf
]

64

Thomas, G.O. and Oakley, G. L. ‘The dynamic response and potential failure of pipes and
supports to internal
explosions’, Paper 4.1 Proceedings of the 7
th

Annual Conference on
Offshore Installations, ERA London, 1
-
2 December 1998.
[
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]


Tho
mas, G.O. Some observation on flame acceleration and the development of detonation in process
pipelines, Paper presented during the Fifth SAFETYNET internet seminar4th August
1999[
pd
f
]

52

Thomas GO, Williams RhLl, Detonation interaction with wedges and bends.
Shock Waves
11:481
-
492 (2002)[
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]

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Miscellaneous Explosion and detonation



65

Thomas, G. O., 'The controlling mechanisms during explosion mitigation by water s
prays',
Trans. I. Chem. E.: Part B
-

Process Safety and Environmental Protection
. Vol. 78 pp.339
-
354
(2000)

66.

D.P.J. McCann, G.O. Thomas, D.H. Edwards. 'The gas dynamics of vented explosions Part I:
Experimental studies', Combustion and Flame, 59:233
-
250
, 1985[
p
df
]

67.

D.P.J. McCann, G.O. Thomas, D.H. Edwards. 'The gas dynamics of vented explosions Part II:
One
-
dimensional wave interaction model', Combustion and Flame, 60:63
-
70, 1985.[
pdf
]

68.

D.P.J. McCann, G.O. Thomas, D.H. Edwards, ' Gas dynamic studies of explosion venting',
Archivium Combustionis, 5:83
-
97, 1985.

69.

Thomas, G.O. and Oakley, G.L., 'Studies of the sensitivity of e
xplosive dusts to ignition by
electric sparks, Propellants, Explosives and Pyrotechnics, 15:201
-
207 (1990)

70.

Thomas, G.O., Oakley, G.L. and Brenton, J.R., 'Influence of the morphology of lycopodium
dust on its minimum ignition energy', Combustion and Fla
me 85:526
-
528 (1991).

71.

Thomas, G.O, A. Jones and Edwards, M.J., 'Influence of water sprays on explosion
development in fuel
-
air mixtures', Combustion Science Technology 80:47
-
61 (1991).

72.

Jones, S.A.S. and Thomas, G.O., 'Pressure hot
-
wire and laser Do
ppler anemometer studies of
flame acceleration in long tubes' Combustion and Flame 87:21
-
32 (1991).[
pdf]

73.

Jones, A. and Thomas
, G.O., 'The Mitigation of Small
-
Scale Hydrocarbon Explosions by Water
Sprays. Trans. I.Chem E Part A, 70:197
-
199 (1992).

74.

Edwards, D.H., Thomas, G.O., Hooper, G., Tasker, D. and Milne, A., 'Blast wave
measurements close to explosive charges', Shock Wav
es Journal 2:237
-
243 (1993).

75.

Thomas, G.O., Edwards, D.H., Edwards, M.J. and Milne, A., ' Electrical enhancement of
detonation' , J. Phys D:Applied Physics 26:20
-
30, (1993).[
pdf
]

76.

Thomas, G.O., Edwards, M.J. and Jones, S.A., 'Corona Induced Oxidation of Reactive
Mixtures, Combustion and Flame' 92:197
-
200, (1993),

77.

Jones, A, and Thomas, G.O., 'The action of water sprays on
fires and explosions: a review',
Trans I. Chem. E.:Part B
-

Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 71:41
-
49 (1993).

78.

Thomas, G.O., Bambrey, R.J., Hjertager, B.H., Solberg, T. and Forrisdahl, J
-
E, 'Numerical and
experimental studies of flame propa
gation through a grid', AIAA Progress in Astronautics and
Aeronautics, Vol. 154, pp. 75
-
94 (1993)

79.

Scarinci, T., Lee, J.H., Thomas, G.O., Bambrey, R and Edwards D.H, 'Amplification of a
pressure wave by its passage through a flame front', in AIAA Progre
ss in Astronautics and
Aeronautics, Vol 153, pp.3
-
24 (1993)

80

Brenton, J.R. and Thomas, G.O., 'Small
-
scale studies of water spray dynamics during explosion
mitigation tests', In Trans. I. Chem. Symposium Series No. 134, Hazards XII, pp. 393
-
403,
(1994)

81

Thomas, G.O., Brenton, J.R and Hassan, T
-
Al, 'Controlling parameters during explosion
mitigation by water sprays', Proc. 3rd Int. Conf on Offshore Structural Design
-

Hazards, Safety
and Engineering, London pp.393
-
403 November (1994).

82

Carvel, R. O., Th
omas, G.O. Milne, A. M. and Sands, C.J. "Double fronted detonations in
particle suspensions." Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium on Dust Explosions,
Bergen, Norway, pp. 4.15
-

4.21, June (1996).

83

Jones, A. S. , Thomas, G.O. and Ibrahim, S.
S. 'A new approach to the measurement of
turbulent burning velocities'
Proc. Combust. Inst.
, 27:935
-
940 (1999)

84

Khokhlov, A. M., Oran, E. S. and Thomas, G.O., ' Numerical simulation of deflagration to
detonation transition: The role of shock
-
flame inter
actions in turbulent flames’,
Combust.
Flame

117:323
-
339 (1999).[
pdf]

85

Thomas, G. O., Jones, A. ' 'Flame
-
vortex interaction d
uring the jet initiation of detonation',
Co
mbust. Flame
120:392
-
398 (2000)[
pdf
]

86

Thomas, G. O., 'The controlling mechanisms dur
ing explosion mitigation by water sprays',
Trans. I. Chem. E.: Part B
-

Process Safety and Environmental Protection
. Vol. 78 pp.339
-
354
(2000)

87

Cadman. P, Thomas G. O. and Bulter. P,
The auto
-
ignition of propane at intermediate
temperatures and high pres
sures.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
, 2:5411
-
5419
(2000)
[
pdf]

88

Thomas, G.O. and Bambrey, R.J.
Schlieren observations of flame acceleration and transition to
detonation. Proceedings
24th International Congress on High Speed Photography and
Photonics
, Proceedings SPIE Vol. 4183 pp. 779
-
787 (2001)[
pdf]

89

Goy, C.J. Moran A.J. and Thomas G.O. ‘Auto
-
ignition Characteristics of G
aseous Fuels at
Representative Gas Turbine Conditions’, ASME Paper 2001
-
GT
-
0051. (2001)[
pdf
]

90

Thomas, GO., The quenching of laminar methane
-
air flames by water mists.
Combust. Flame

130:147
-
160


(2002)[
pdf]

91

Thomas GO, Aerodynamic break
-
up of ligaments.
Atomisation and Sprays
13:117
-
129
(2003)
[
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]

93

Kristoffersen K., Vaagasaether,K., Bjerkedvedt,D. and Thomas G.O. propane
-
air explosion
experiments. Data for estimation of 1
-
D burning velocity in slow regimes experimental thermal
and fluid science 28. 723
-
72
8 (2004).

.94

I. Baklanov, D. Desbordes, A. Drobyshev, S.V. Golovastov, V.V. Golub, V.A. Levin, Z.A.
Mansurov, V.V. Markov, S.F.

Osinkin
,

G.O. Thomas, A.A. Vasil’ev, V.V. Volodin and T.A.

Zhuravskaya
The Pulse Detonation Device and Pirolitic Technology for

Utilization of Worn
-
Out Tires / paper presented at 19
th

ICDERS(2003).

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...Invited Talks

G.O Thomas,
Experimental observation of the emergence of detonation from a turb
ulent flame
brush, London Mathematical Society Durham Symposium on Combustion Theory , July 4
-
14
th

2001

G. O. Thomas ‘Some recent experimental studies of transition to detonation in gaseous mixtures’.
Invited paper presented at High Speed Reactive Flow, In
stitute of Mathematics and its
Applications, University of Minnesota, 8
-
12 November 1999

G. O. Thomas, ‘Explosion arrester testing: Current status of new European standard’, EuropEx
International Symposium, Ghent, Belgium, February 1999

G. O. Thomas, 'Con
tinuing uncertainties in the understanding of transition to detonation',
Combustion Science at the End of the Millennium' Cambridge April 14
-
16th 1997.

G. O. Thomas, 'Possible terrestrial explosion analogues for Type IA Supernovae, National
Astronomy Meeti
ng, Southampton, April 1997.

G O.Thomas, 'Mitigation of explosions' and 'Uncertainties in the use and testing of explosion
arresters' IBC Safety in the Petrochemical Industry' Forte Crest Hotel, Dubai, United Arab
Emirates, July 1996

G. O.Thomas, 'Mitigati
on of explosions' by water sprays' IBC conference, 'Safe handling of Pressure
Liquefied Flammable gases, Mount Royal Hotel, London. (1995)

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Oral Conference presentations
.

Bambrey RJ and Thomas GO. On The Controlled Generation and Detailed Observation of the Onset
of Detonation.
Int. Coll. on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems. Seattle August
2001.

Thomas GO, Williams, RLl, Ward S and Takyama, K. On

Critical
Conditions For Detonation
Initiation By Shock Reflection From Obstacles
.
Int. Coll. on the Dynamics of Explosions and
Reactive Systems. Seattle August 2001.

Thomas G.O., Hallgarth, A and Takyama, K. Shock propagation through a 90 degree bend in a
cylindric
al pipe.
ISSW23 Shock Waves Symposium, Austin, Texas, July 2001

Thomas GO, Goy CJ. Auto
-
Ignition Delay Times In Propane and Methane At Intermediate
Temperatures,
Proc. Japanese Shock Waves Symposium
, Yokohama, March 8
-
10 2001

Thomas GO. Shock And Detonatio
n Mitigation By Narrow Channels,
Proc. Japanese Shock Waves
Symposium
, Yokohama, March 8
-
10 2001

Thomas GO, Bambrey J a Critical Condition For Detonation By Shock Reflection From Discrete
Objects .
Proc. Japanese Shock Waves Symposium.
Yokohama, March 8
-
10

2001

Thomas, G. O., Interaction of detonation with wedges and bends’, Proceedings 14th International
Mach Reflection Symposium (MRS14) Sendai Japan, October 2
-
5, 2000

Thomas, G.O, Bambrey, R.J.,
Initial Studies of Non
-
ideal Ignition Behind Reflected Sho
ck Waves’
Proceedings of the International Workshop on Hypersonic Flows and Shock Waves, Sendai,
Japan, August 18 2000

Thomas, G.O. Some observation on flame acceleration and the development of detonation in process
pipelines, Paper presented during the Fi
fth SAFETYNET internet seminar 4th August 1999.

Thomas GO, Observations of shock
-
flame interactions leading to DDT, 7
th

Int Conf. on Numerical
Combustion SIAM
-

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, York 30
th

March
-

April,
1998.



Thomas, G. O.
and Oakley, G. L. ‘The Response Of Pipes To Internal Pressure Loads Generated By
Gaseous Detonations’, In Proceedings Transient loading and response of structures, NTNU
Trondheim, Norway 1998 ISBN82
-
7482
-
044
-
4

Thomas GO and Teodorczyk A, 'Testing Procedure
s for Explosion Arresters: Some Problems and
Potential Solutions', In proceedings UK Inst. Chem Eng., Hazards Onshore and Offshore,
UMIST, Nov. 1995

A. Teodorczyk and G .O. Thomas, 'The controlled quenching and re
-
initiation of detonation', Paper
present
ed Int. Col. on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Boulder, Colorado
August 1995.

Thomas, G. O. and Teodorczyk, A, 'Problems and potential solutions for establishing criteria and
procedures when testing of explosion arresters, Proceedings, F
irst International Seminar on Fire
and Explosion Hazards, Moscow, Ed. V. Molkov, pp. 377
-
386, July 1995.

Thomas, G. O., 'The use, mechanisms and effectiveness of water spray explosion protection of large
volume enclosures', Proceedings, First Internationa
l Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards,
Moscow, Ed. V. Molkov, pp. 264
-
267, July 1995.

I. Baklanov, D. Desbordes, A. Drobyshev, S.V. Golovastov, V.V. Golub, V.A. Levin, Z.A. Mansurov,
V.V. Markov, S.F.

Osinkin
,

G.O. Thomas, A.A. Vasil’ev, V.V. Volodin and

T.A.

Zhuravskaya
The Pulse Detonation Device and Pirolitic Technology for Utilization of Worn
-
Out Tires // paper
presented at 19
th

Int. Coll. on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems

Japan (2003).


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U.K. H.S.E. reports

G.O. Thomas and J.R. Brenton. 'An Investigation of Factors of Relevance During Explosion
Suppression by Water Sprays'. Final report on work undertaken on behalf of the Offshore Safety
Divi
sion of the UK Health and Safety Executive under agreement Matsu/8473/2937. OTH report
94463, 59 pages (1996
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]

G. L. Oakley and G O. Thomas,
-

Investigations Into Concerns About BS EN 12874: 2001 Flame
Arresters
UK Health And Safety Executive Re
search Report RR281 (2004) 36 pages.[
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]


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