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Investigation into the performance of the PipeTech computer code in calculating Isle of Grain pipeline blowdown tests

The computer code PipeTech, developed in the Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London, predicts the outflow following rupture or puncture of a long pipeline containing one or more pressurised hydrocarbons. It is currently used by HSE in determining its advice to local planning authorities on control of land-use in the vicinity of major accident hazard pipelines.

View research report RR774: Investigation into the performance of the PipeTech computer code in calculating blowdown tests