Safety investigation of CNG leaks in enclosed parking structures: computational fluid dynamics modelling and analysis

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleIFCI Report; no. IFCI-OTHER-CTR-003
Physical description99 p.
SubjectSafety; CNG; Parking; CFD
AbstractAt Transport Canada’s request, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) examined potential safety issues related to leaks from natural gas Class 2 trucks in Canada. This work involved performing a literature review in order to establish the required parameters to perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations of different leak scenarios of Class 2 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles inside parking garages.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; Energy, Mining and Environment; Automotive and Surface Transportation
NotePrepared for: ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles Stewardship and Sustainable Transportation Programs, Transport Canada
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NPARC number21268984
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Record identifier55e2b8af-0cdd-468d-b502-87f7cf1253a7
Record created2013-11-28
Record modified2016-10-03
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