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Consequence Analysis and Risk Reduction Methods for Propulsion Test Facility
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  • Journal title : Korean Chemical Engineering Research
  • Volume 54, Issue 3,  2016, pp.360-366
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • DOI : 10.9713/kcer.2016.54.3.360
 Title & Authors
Consequence Analysis and Risk Reduction Methods for Propulsion Test Facility
Shin, Ahn-Tae; Byun, Hun-Soo;
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 Abstract
The Propulsion Test Facilities for the development of Korea Space Launch Vehicle-II are being built, some test facilities are completed and various combustion tests are running. The Propulsion Test Facilities consists test-stand, which carries out tests for engine development model, and various sub-systems and vessels containing LOX and Jet A-1 as propellant. There are always risks of fire and explosion at the test-stand since engine development model is conducted at test-stand with real combustion test with very high pressure, mixed propellant and high energy. In this paper, in order to establish the consequence analysis and risk reduction measures in the Propulsion Test Facilities, followings are considered. 1) a propellant leak accident scenario is assumed in test-stand. 2) TNT equivalent model equation based on blast wave of the explosion was used to analyze blast overpressure and impacts. Also, technical, systematic and managemental measure is described to ensure risk reduction for propulsion test facility.
 Keywords
Consequence analysis;Risk reduction method;TNT equivalent;Blast wave;
 Language
Korean
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