Conference programme (CEST time) – Latest Update 20210507

5 May 2021

Opening session.
Chair: T. Jordan, KIT

09:00-09:10 Welcome by the project coordinator (T. Jordan, KIT)
09:10-09:40 FCH JU presentation (A. Garcia Hombrados, FCH JU)
09:40-10:10 PRESLHY project overview (T. Jordan, KIT)
10:10-10:30 LH2 solution for large-scale storage of hydrogen: a white paper (T. Jordan, KIT)
10:30-10:50 Critical analysis of the state of the art and research priorities (S. Jallais, AL)

10:50-11:10 Coffee break

Session on LH2 applications, part 1.
Chair: S. Jallais, Air Liquide

11:10-11:30 World’s first ocean going liquid hydrogen carrier (S. Kamiya, Kawasaki Heavy Industries)
11:30-11:50 State of the art of LH2 installations and facilities (L. Bernard, AL)
11:50-12:10 LH2 application in heavy duty transport (J. Franzen, Daimler)
12:10-12:30 LH2 application in cryogenic infrastructure (R. Dekker, Demaco)

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

Session on liquid hydrogen releases.
Chair: A. Venetsanos, NCSRD

13:30-13:50 Bunkering scale LH2 releases on behalf of Norwegian Roads Administration: data and analyses (D. Allason, DNV GL)
13:50-14:10 Atmospheric dispersion of large scale liquid hydrogen releases (J. Wen, UWAR)
14:10-14:30 Experimental study on formation and evaporation of LH2 pools (A. Friedrich, PS)
14:30-14:50 Rain out in large scale LH2 releases (S. Coldrick, HSE)
14:50-15:10 CFD validation against large scale liquefied helium/hydrogen releases (S. Giannissi, NCSRD)

15:10-15:30 Coffee break

Session on cryo-compressed hydrogen releases.
Chair: A. Venetsanos, NCSRD

15:30-15:50 Lab-scale dispersion of cryogenic hydrogen jets (E. Hecht, Sandia National Laboratories)
15:50-16:10 Effect of heat transfer through discharge line on parameters of cryogenic hydrogen release (D. Cirrone, UU)
16:10-16:30 CFD benchmark on cryogenic hydrogen jets (E. Vyazmina, AL)
16:30-16:50 High-pressure cryogenic hydrogen releases (A. Friedrich, PS)
16:50-17:10 An engineering tool for discharge calculations (A. Venetsanos, NCSRD)


Round table discussion and closure of Day 1 (T. Jordan, KIT)

6 May 2021

Session on LH2 applications, part 2.
Chair: S. Jallais, Air Liquide

09:00-09:20 LH2 coupling with superconductors (W. Fietz, KIT)

Session on ignition of cryogenic hydrogen-air mixtures. Chair: S. Coldrick, HSE

09:20-09:40 Ignition parameters of cryogenic hydrogen–air mixtures (C. Proust, INERIS)
09:40-10:00 Analytical and numerical determination of MIE by spark ignition (D. Cirrone, UU)
10:00-10:20 Electrostatic charge in multiphase hydrogen releases (S. Coldrick, HSE)
10:20-10:40 Ignition and flame propagation over a LH2 pool (A. Friedrich, PS)

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

Session on combustion of cryogenic hydrogen-air mixtures.
Chair: M. Kuznetsov, KIT

11:00-11:20 Results from modelling of BLEVE: model validation and preliminary calculations for SH2IFT experiments (F. Ustolin, NTNU) & Planned experimental work on BLEVE: how will tests answer the questions arising from modelling? (K. van Wingerden, Gexcon)
11:20-11:40 Characterisation of high pressure cryogenic hydrogen jet fires (A. Friedrich, PS)
11:40-12:00 Thermal hazards from cryogenic hydrogen jet fires (D. Cirrone, UU)
12:00-12:20 The dynamics and flame characteristics of cryogenic hydrogen jets – a numerical study (J. Wen, UWAR)
12:20-12:40 Flame propagation regimes at cryogenic temperature (M. Kuznetsov, KIT)
12:40-13:00 Effect of congestion/confinement on a cold plume combustion (S. Coldrick, HSE)

13:00-14:00 Lunch break

Session on implementation and impact of the research outcomes.
Chair: D. Cirrone, UU

14:00-14:20 Societal perception and barriers to hydrogen fuel application (C. George, Institute of Transport Economics)
14:20-14:40 A chapter on LH2 safety for the Handbook of Hydrogen Safety (T. Jordan, KIT)
14:40-15:00 Engineering correlations and tools for cryogenic hydrogen hazards assessment (D. Cirrone, UU)
15:00-15:20 Guidelines for safe design and operation of LH2 infrastructure (L. Bernard, AL)

15:20-15:40 Coffee break

15:40-16:00 Analysis of current standards and regulations (A. Tchouvelev, AVT)
16:00-16:20 PRESLHY recommendations for RCS (D. Houssin, AL)
16:20-16:40 PWI “Safe use of LH2 in non-industrial settings” for ISO/TC 197 (T. Jordan, KIT)


Round table discussion and concluding remarks (T. Jordan, KIT)