The risk of hydrogen explosion in a submarine p.I Catalytic combustion of hydrogen

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The series of articles discuss issues related to conducting high risk projects on the example of modernisation of hydrogen incinerators on a submarine. The article depicts a technical problem situation connected with catalytic hydrogen combustion on a submarine.

1. Kłos R. Life sustaining systems in a submarine. Gdynia : Polskie Towarzystwo Medycyny i Techniki Hiperbarycznej, 2008. p. 163. ISBN 978-83-924989-4-0;

2. Morfin F., Sabroux J-C, Renouprez A. 2004. Catalytic combustion of hydrogen for mitigating hydrogen risk in case of a severe accident in a nuclear power plant: study of catalysts poisoning in a representative atmosphere. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2004, Vol. 47, pp. 47-58;

3. Amrousse R., Batonneau Y., Kappenstein Ch. 25 - 28 July 2010. Catalytic Combustion of Hydrogen-Oxygen Cryogenic Mixtures over Cellular Ceramic Based-Catalysts. Nashville, TN : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 25 - 28 July 2010. pp. 2010-7055;

4. Krawczyk M., Namiesnik J. 2003. Application of a catalytic combustion sensor (Pellistor) for the monitoring of the explosiveness of a hydrogen–air mixture in the upper explosive limit range. Journal of Automated Methods and Management in Chemistry. 2003, Vol. 25, 5, pp. 115-122; doi: 10.1155/S1463924603000208;

5. Bond G.C. 1979. Heterogenous catalysis-Basics and applications. Warsaw : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1979. ISBN 83-01-00087-2;

6. Barbir F. 2005. PEM Fuel Cell - Theory and Practice. London : Elsevier Academic Press, 2005. ISBN-10: 0-12-078142-5; ISBN-13: 978-0-12-078142-3;

7. Kłos R. Removal of oxidable contaminations contained in submarine atmosphere. Polish Maritime Research. 2008, Vol. 57, 3, pp. 67-69;

8. Kłos R. Catalytic combustion of hydrogen in a submarine. Gdynia: Polskie Towarzystwo Medycyny i Techniki Hiperbarycznej, 2015. ISBN 978-83-938-322-3-1;

9. Kłos R. Measurement system reliability assessment. Polish Hyperbaric Research. 2015a, Vol. 51, 2.

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