Grantec Engineering Consultants Inc.

 Services:

  Explosion Analysis & Assessment Back

 

 

bullet Structural Response Analysis (response to explosion loads)
bullet Response of Pressure Vessels to Explosion Loads including Liquid Sloshing Effects
bullet Response of Safety Critical Elements (SCE's) including fire and deluge systems
bullet Advanced analysis using fully coupled Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI)
bullet Independent Review and Verification

 

Witnessing and consultation on Full scale explosion testing at Advantica Spadeadam Facility, UK

 

Analysis/Assessments in accordance with:
 
bullet American Petroleum Institute (API)
bullet United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA)
bullet International Standards Organization (ISO)
bullet Fire & Blast Information Group (FABIG)
bullet Health & Safety Executive (UK)
bullet Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
bullet NORSOK
bullet Canadian Standards Association (CSA)

 

FABIG

 

Grantec is a Member of the

Fire and Blast Information Group

Contributions to Offshore Standards

Grantec participates in the development of standards and guidelines in the area of fire and explosion safety. Grantec's principal has participated in the development of the provisions within new ISO Offshore Structures standard for Topsides ISO 19901-3 (participates directly on ISO Technical Panel responsible for the provisions). Grantec's principal has participated in the development of requirements for explosion safety with the following organizations:

 

bullet Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
bullet International Standards Organization (ISO)
bullet American Petroleum Institute (API)
bullet United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA)
bullet Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
bullet Fire and Blast Information Group (FABIG)

Typical Time-history of Hydrocarbon Explosion Blast Pressure

 

 

Dynamic Liquid Sloshing in Pressure Vessel

at time of Maximum Explosion Loading

Dynamic Liquid Sloshing in Pressure Vessel

following Explosion Loading

 

Fully-Coupled Dynamic Response Analysis of Pressure Vessel subjected to External Hydrocarbon Explosion Loading

with Internal Sloshing of Fluid

(note: blue surface is the free-surface of the sloshing fluid)

 

 

Deformed Blast Wall (Post-Event)

Blast Wall Stress Plot

Blast Wall Deflection Time History

 

Dynamic Non-linear Response of Offshore Platform Blast Wall

Subjected to Hydrocarbon Explosion

 

 

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   Halifax , Nova Scotia , Canada

 

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