Benefits of applying CFD simulation in chemical plant design

June 10, 2023 - Reading time: 4 minutes

CFD Simulation of a Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR) @ Copyright Jimmy Lea

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations are widely used in chemical plant design to analyze and optimize various aspects of the process, including fluid flow, heat transfer, mixing and reaction kinetics.

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What Is an Unconfined Vapor Cloud Explosion and how to mitigate It?

January 6, 2023 - Reading time: 6 minutes

Unconfined vapor cloud explosions (UCVEs) can pose a severe threat to personnel operating in hazardous environments, resulting in costly damages and casualties if left unchecked. As such, it is of utmost importance for personnel working within these industries to be aware of the basics of UCVEs - what they are, how they occur, and most importantly, how the personnel can protect themselves from UCVEs. This blog post will look into what constitutes an UCVE and several preventative measures that may help mitigate its devastating effects.

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