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Thermal instability and runaway criteria: the dangers of disregarding dynamics

Ball, Rowena; Gray, Brian F.

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Two exemplary exothermic processes, synthesis of nitroglycerine in a continuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR) and synthesis of the explosive RDX in a CSTR, are used to demonstrate the dangers of ignoring the system dynamics when defining criteria for therma

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25122
Source: Process Safety and Environmental Protection
DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2012.05.008

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