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Kinetic Studies on Gas Hydrates.

Authors
Falabella-BJ; Vanpee-M
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :42 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10000492
Abstract
An apparatus to study the decomposition of gas hydrates, upon pressure reduction at temperatures above 0 deg. C, was designed and constructed. Measurements were made of decompositon rates under conditions where thermal effects could be minimized. By means of material balance calculations, the amount of hydrate remaining in the ice-water-hydrate mixture could be continuously followed as the gas pressure above the hydrate was rapidly reduced to below the equilibrium value. The study shows that with a large excess of water to supply the endothermic heat of decomposition, the methane hydrate decomposes smoothly and rapidly with very little remaining after one minute at atmospheric pressure.
Publication Date
19740101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1974
Identifying No.
OFR 44-76
NIOSH Division
WO;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
State
MA;
Performing Organization
University of Massachusetts
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