Management of Leaks in Hydrogen Production, Delivery, and Storage Systems

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A systematic approach to manage hydrogen leakage from components is presented. Methods to evaluate the quantity of hydrogen leakage and permeation from a system are provided by calculation and testing sensitivities. The following technology components of a leak management program are described: (1) Methods to evaluate hydrogen gas loss through leaks; (2) Methods to calculate opening areas of crack like defects; (3) Permeation of hydrogen through metallic piping; (4) Code requirements for acceptable flammability limits; (5) Methods to detect flammable gas; (6) Requirements for adequate ventilation in the vicinity of the hydrogen system; (7) Methods to calculate dilution air requirements ... continued below

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Rawls, G April 27, 2006.

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A systematic approach to manage hydrogen leakage from components is presented. Methods to evaluate the quantity of hydrogen leakage and permeation from a system are provided by calculation and testing sensitivities. The following technology components of a leak management program are described: (1) Methods to evaluate hydrogen gas loss through leaks; (2) Methods to calculate opening areas of crack like defects; (3) Permeation of hydrogen through metallic piping; (4) Code requirements for acceptable flammability limits; (5) Methods to detect flammable gas; (6) Requirements for adequate ventilation in the vicinity of the hydrogen system; (7) Methods to calculate dilution air requirements for flammable gas mixtures; and (8) Concepts for reduced leakage component selection and permeation barriers.

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  • Report No.: WSRC-TR-2006-00112
  • Grant Number: DE-AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/890214 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 890214
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc876854

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Rawls, G. Management of Leaks in Hydrogen Production, Delivery, and Storage Systems, report, April 27, 2006; [Aiken, South Carolina]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc876854/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.