Experimental study of the spread of point source continuous oil spill fires along various slopes
SUN Xiaoxiao1, HUANG Hong1, ZHAO Jinlong2, ZHANG Xiang2, SONG Guangheng2
1. Institute of Public Safety Research, Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China; 2. School of Emergency Management and Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), Beijing 100083, China
Abstract：The characteristics of fires in continuous oil spills along various slopes were investigated experimentally to improve theoretical models for the prevention and control of oil spill fires. The spreading and burning rates of continuous oil spill fires along various slopes were observed for point source oil spills. The spill fire spreading was divided into three stages for various slopes based on whether the fire became stable or was shrinking. For the n-heptane spill fire on the glass surface, the relationship between gravity, friction and surface tension forces during the spreading characterizes the three stages as the "surface tension dominant" stage for slopes of 0°-3°, the "friction dominant"stage for slopes of 4°-5° and the "gravity dominant" stage for slopes greater than 5°.
孙潇潇, 黄弘, 赵金龙, 章翔, 宋广恒. 有坡度下点源持续泄漏溢油流淌火扩散特性实验研究[J]. 清华大学学报（自然科学版）, 2022, 62(6): 994-999.
SUN Xiaoxiao, HUANG Hong, ZHAO Jinlong, ZHANG Xiang, SONG Guangheng. Experimental study of the spread of point source continuous oil spill fires along various slopes. Journal of Tsinghua University(Science and Technology), 2022, 62(6): 994-999.
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