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Tuesday 15th of August 2006
09:00-10:45 Registration in Loughview Suite (Block 8 Floor G)
10.45-11.00 Opening ceremony by Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Denise McAlister
11.00-11:45 T. Jordan. Hydrogen as an energy carrier
11:45-12:00 Coffee
12:00-12.45 R. Wurster. HyApproval - Handbook for Approval of Hydrogen Refuelling Stations - Safe and Harmonised Implementation of Hydrogen Refuelling Stations on a Global Scale
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 T. Hirano. Reacting fluid dynamics (1): fundamentals of hydrogen-air combustion
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:00 T. Hirano. Reacting fluid dynamics (2): phenomena in the hydrogen-air boundary or mixing layer
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:00 Round table discussion
18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception
 
Wednesday 16th of August 2006
10:00-10:45 J.H.S. Lee. Explosion problems for hydrogen safety (1)
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 J.H.S. Lee. Explosion problems for hydrogen safety (2)
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 H.J. Pasman. The challenge of risk control in a hydrogen based economy (1)
15:00-15.15 Break
15:15-16:00 H.J. Pasman. The challenge of risk control in a hydrogen based economy (2)
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:00 Round table discussion
 
Thursday 17th of August 2006
10:00-10:45 D. Bradley. Burning rates in gaseous explosions of hydrogen-air
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 D. Bradley. Hydrogen powered vehicles for transport
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 J.E. Shepherd. Structural response to explosions (1)
15:00-15.15 Break
15:15-16:00 J.E. Shepherd. Structural response to explosions (2)
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:00 Round table discussion
 
Friday 18th of August 2006
10:00-10:45 M. Carcassi. Actual methods on technological risk assessment
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 G. Newsholme. Risk management for hydrogen economy projects
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-14.45 Presentation by S. Weiner. From laboratory to demonstration: safety practices - lessons learned. Safety Plan Checklist
14:45-15.45 Work in progress presentations
15:45-16.00 Tea
16:00-17:10 Work in progress presentations
17:15-18:00 FireSERT tour
 
Saturday 19th of August 2006
10:00-11:15 M. Carcassi. The role of uncertainties on risk assessment
11:15-11:30 Coffee
11.30-12.30 G. Newsholme. Mock-up workshop on risk assessment of hydrogen fuel cell installation
12.30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-18:00 O. Hansen. Hands on workshop on CFD-modelling of hydrogen experiments with FLACS session in room 6C58 (Block 6, Floor C, Room 58)
 
Sunday 20th of August 2006
09:00-16:00 Boat trip Titanic tour (there will be two 75 minute tours, each for 45 people, start times 09.45h and 14.00h)
18.30-23.00 HyCourse Dinner in Belfast Castle
 
Monday 21th of August 2006
10:00-10:45 F.A. Williams. Reduced Chemistry for Hydrogen Combustion and Detonation
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 F.A. Williams. Simplified Formulations for Turbulent Combustion of Hydrogen
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 J. Wen. Hydrogen fires (1)
15:00-15.15 Break
15:15-16:00 J. Wen. Hydrogen fires (2)
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:00 Round table discussion
 
Tuesday 22th of August 2006
10:00-10:45 L. Bauwens. Numerical simulation of hydrogen detonations and application in enclosed environments
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 L. Bauwens. Detonations, cellular structure, detonative ignition and deflagration to detonation transition: lessons from 25 years of numerical simulation
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 H. Barthelemy. Compatibility of metallic materials with hydrogen - review of present knowledge (1)
15:00-15.15 Break
15:15-16:00 H. Barthelemy. Compatibility of metallic materials with hydrogen - review of present knowledge (2)
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:00 Round table discussion
 
Wednesday 23rd of August 2006
10:00-10:45 A. Teodorczyck. Fast deflagrations, deflagration to detonation transition (DDT) and direct detonation initiation in hydrogen-air mixtures
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 A. Teodorczyck. Mitigation of hydrogen-air detonations
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 J. Quintiere. Fundamentals of premixed flames
15:00-15.15 Break
15:15-16:00 J. Quintiere. Fire plumes and jets
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:00 Round table discussion
 
Thursday 24th of August 2006
10:00-10:45 B. Zalosh. Accidental hydrogen releases and mixing in large enclosures
10.45-11.15 Coffee
11.15-12:00 B. Zalosh. U.S. hydrogen safety standards, guidelines, and practices
12:00-12:45 Round table discussion
12:45-14.15 Lunch
14:15-15.00 Closing lecture by EC representative Mrs Beatrice Coda
15:00-16.00 Closing ceremony by Vice-Chancellor Prof Richard Barnett