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J.L. Aprea; H.L. Corso; J.C. Bolcich


In order to carry out the basic and detail engineering for the construction of a wind-hydrogen energy demonstration plant (WHE Demo Plant), a review of the present standards for design, accesories and instrument specifications and safety data was performed, taking into account the needed knowledge for gaseous hydrogen handling in different pressure and temperature ranges. The construction and operation of the Heavy Water Industrial Plant - Planta Industrial de Agua Pesada (PIAP) in Arroyito, Argentina, in which great flows of pressurized hydrogen are involved, is an appreciable experience. An internal industrial safety standard (as part of the Quality Assurance Manual) was developed by the PIAP operation staff. In this work, the regulatory frames for the engineering design of the WHE Demo Plant are presented, and a summary of the safety aspects to be fulfilled in the design, building-up, starting-up, operation and maintenance of the plant is detailed. The involved items in this work are the following: Hydrogen handling safety standards and data, Hydrogen detectors. Piping design. Pressure vessels design. Accessories and instrumentation data.


Times Cited: 0 Veziroglu, TN Winter, CJ Baselt, JP Kreysa, G 11th World Hydrogen Energy Conference (11 WHEC) Jun 23-28, 1996 Stuttgart, germany Deut Gesell Chem Apparatewesen Chem Tech & Biotechnol e V; Int Assoc Hydrogen Energy; State Govt Baden Wurttemberg; Lord Mayor City Stuttgart; BASF AG, Ludwigshafen; Bayer Motorenwerke AG, Munchen; Bayernwerk AG, Munchen; Daimler Benz AG, Stuttgart; Deut Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt am Main; Hamburg Elekt Werke AG, Hamburg; Hoechst AG, Frankfurt am Main; Huls AG, Marl; Landesgirokasse LG Stift, Stuttgart; Linde AG, Hollriegelskreuth; Messer Griesheim GmbH, Krefeld; PreussenElektra, Hannover; Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart; US DOE; Tech Werke Stadt Stuttgart AG; Deut Forschungsanstalt Luftfahrt & Raumfahrt e V; Deut Phys Gesell, Arbeitskreis Energie; Energietech Gesell VDE; European Federat Chem Engn; Forum Zukunftsenergien e V; VDI, Gesell Energietech; Zentrum SonnenenergieForschung & WasserstoffForschung 0