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Dr. Dave Aldridge's safety reports

Ex US navy officer and explosives expert Dr. Dave Aldridge recently presented his safety reports outling the danger of the current Corrib gas pipeline plan at the oral hearing (read). His (copyright) calculations are outlined below.
RTE TV Retired US Navy officer gives evidence at oral hearing Oct 12ReportsNEW REPORT November - PDFMinisterial statment on sale of Bellanaboy land PDFCalculations using Shell's provided formula for the time to dump one pipeline volume of gas through the ruptured end, 8 minutes and 6 seconds suggesting my figure of a 4 kiloton explosion is very conservative.- Rossport pipeline hazard calculations (PDF)- Corrib pipeline calculations - Oct 05 (XLS)- TNT and natural gas properties v.3 - Oct 05 (PDF)- VCE and overpressure (PDF)- Blast curves from vapour cloud explosion (PDF)

Posted Date: 
21 August 2006 - 1:48am