BLEVE


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AcronymDefinition
BLEVEBoiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (aka Blast Leveling Everything Very Effectively; firefighting term for exploding tanks)
BLEVEBlast Leveling Everything Very Effectively (backronym)
BLEVEBig Loud Explosion Very Exciting
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References in classic literature ?
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As such these fires need to be contained and the structural elements and storage tanks need to be protected with a passive fireproofing system that will keep the steel temperature from reaching its yield temperature or the BLEVE temperature in case of an LPG storage tank, he explains.
(2.) Bleve, G., Grieco, F., Cozzi, G., Lagrieco, A., & Visconti, A.
Note that the processes involved are physically similar to those in the well-known boiling liquid expanding vapor explosions (BLEVEs) regarding one of the major hazards of accidents with high-pressure vessels [11].
Correspondence should be addressed to Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza; fabio.chiarenza@ulssvicenza.it and Cosimo Bleve; cosimo.bleve@ulssvicenza.it
Analysis of a Toluene Sphere BLEVE, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 31.
Bleve, G., Rizzotti, L, Dellaglio, F., Torriani, S., 2003.
In general terms, a Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion (BLEVE), refers to a catastrophic explosion due to rupture of a high pressure vessel containing liquefied gas.
Bleve et al., "Biodiversity and safety aspects of yeast strains characterized from vineyards and spontaneous fermentations in the Apulia Region, Italy," Food Microbiology, vol.
The pairs ([x.sub.1j],[x.sub.2j]) were used to calculate the mass of trinitrotoluene (TNT) which could cause an explosion with an energy equivalent to the energy of BLEVE (Table 1, Col.