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This page lists a number of the proposals and reports written by John Chubb and members of the Electrostatics and Applied Physics Group in the Technology Division at Culham 1962-78. Although many of these were commercial proposals or reports John Chubb may be able to help answer any queries that may arise. These documents may be accessed by approaching Pauline Lawrence, Communications Administrator, Communications Group, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, K2/1.14, Culham Science Centre, ABINGDON, OX14 3DB [Phone: +44(0) 1235 466 680 Email: pauline.lawrence@ccfe.ac.uk].

    STUDIES RELATING TO ELECTROSTATIC IGNITION RISKS IN LARGE OIL TANKERS
  1. "Proposal for work on the problem of explosions in very large tankers" CLM/RP/C7/1 J N Chubb. November 1971
  2. "Studies of the electric fields and rate of occurrence of electrical sparks during tank washing operations on the "Furness Bridge" 25 & 26 May 1971" CLM/RR/H14 J N Chubb, S K Erents, N Pashley 6 July 1971
  3. "The hazards presented by electrostatic discharges from isolated conducting bodies in the cargo tanks of large oil tankers" CLM/RR/H1/9 J N Chubb, E S Hotston. 17 July 1972
  4. "Calculation of the electrostatic energies which conducting bodies can acquire in the cargo tanks of large oil tankers during tank washing" CLM/RP/H1/5 E S Hotston, J N Chubb. May 1972
  5. "Proposal for calculations on the electrostatic energy which conducting bodies might acquire during wave action in part ballasted OBO cargo tanks" CLM/RP/H1/6 J N Chubb. 24 May 1972
  6. "Proposal for work on the quenching of incendiary electrostatic discharges" CLM/RP/H1/7 J N Chubb. 19 June 1972
  7. "The hazard presented by electrostatic discharges from isolated conducting bodies in the cargo tanks of large oil tankers" CLM/RP/H1/9 J N Chubb, E S Hotston. 17 July 1972
  8. "Proposal for work by Culham Laboratory on the occurrence of electrostatic sparks during wave action in part ballasted OBO cargo tanks" CLM/RP/C7/04 J N Chubb. 23 August 1972
  9. "Proposal for work on the ignition of flammable gases by simple mechanical processes" CLM/RP/C7/2 J N Chubb. 23 November 1972
  10. "Studies at the Shell Laboratories, Amsterdam 26-28 September 1972 with radio monitoring and flash photographic equipment" CLM/RP/C7/4 J N Chubb, I E Pollard. 1972
  11. "Description of equipment for shipboard studies relating to OBO explosions" CLM/RR/C7/6 J N Chubb. January 1973
  12. "Electrostatics as a possible cause of explosions during sloshing in part-ballasted OBO cargo tanks: Studies on board M S Jedforest 25/2/73 to 13/3/73" CLM/RR/C7/7 J M van der Weerd, W A van Laar, J N Chubb, S K Erents 21 May 1973
  13. "Practical and computer assessments of ignition hazards during tank washing and during wave action in part ballasted OBO cargo tanks" Special symposium on Tanker Explosions at 2nd Int Confr on Static Electricity, Frankfurt 6 April 1973
  14. "Proposal for radio monitoring of low energy electrostatic sparks during a shipboard investigation by KSLA" CLM/RP/S4/1 J N Chubb. 27 March 1974
  15. "Proposal for work towards reducing electrostatic hazards during washing operations on large oil tankers" CLM/RP/D2/7 J N Chubb. July 1974
  16. "Proposal for the investigation of electrostatic hazards which may arise during the release of fire control gases" CLM/RP/D2/9 J N Chubb. October 1974
  17. "Work to reduce the danger of explosions during tank washing operations" CLM/RR/D2/10 J N Chubb. October 1974
  18. "Techniques for assessment of electrostatic ignition hazards" CLM/RR/D2/15 J N Chubb, I E Pollard, G J Butterworth. June 1975
  19. "Proposed schedule of operations for studies of tank washing on ships below 100,000 DWT" CLM/RR/D2/16 J N Chubb. July 1975
  20. "Equipment to studiy electrostatic ignition hazards" CLM/RR/D2/11 J N Chubb, G J Butterworth, I E Pollard, C H Walker, G R Horsell. November 1975
  21. "Studies of tank washing on "British Centaur" during ballast voyage from Marsailles to Persian Gulf 5-19 December 1975" CLM/RR/D2/18 J N Chubb, G J Butterworth, I E Pollard, B Jaffrey March 1976
  22. "Proposal for investigation of the incendivity of electrostatic sparks to conducting bodies of salt water" CLM/RR/D2/19 J N Chubb. I E Pollard. March 1976
  23. "Proposal for the investigation of electrostatic hazards which may arise during high pressure gas release in flammable atmospheres" CLM/RP/D2/22 J N Chubb. April 1976
  24. "Philosophy and operational plans for stage 2 tank washing studies" CLM/RR/D2/24 J N Chubb, G J Butterworth, I E Pollard, November 1976
  25. "Philosophy and operational plans for stage 2 tank washing studies" CLM/RR/C7/7 J N Chubb, S K Erents, J M van der Weered, W A Laar, February 1977
  26. "Studies of tank washing on 'British Purpose' during ballast voyage from Isle of Grain to Cape of Good Hope April 7 to May 5, 1977" CLM/RR/D2/34 G J Butterworth, I E Pollard, B Jaffrey, C J Motteshead, J N Chubb. February 1978
  27. "Assessment of possible ignition hazards at nozzles of fixed washing machines in product carriers during loading of electrostatically charged cargoes" CLM/RR/S7/27 K P Brown, G J Butterworth, J N Chubb. May 1978
  28. "Comments on National Academy of Science's "Internationa Symposium on Grain Elevator Explosions" - Washington 11-12 July 1978" J N Chubb. 21 September 1978
  29. "Proposal for investigations to alleviate electrosatic hazards associated with the use of portable CO2 fire extinguishers" CLM/RP/D2/40 G J Butterworth September 1978
  30. "An investigation of thermal and electrostatic ignition hazards during the removal of rocket motor propellants by washing with high pressure water jets" J N Chubb, I E Pollard. October 1978
  31. "Computer modelling of electrostatic conditions and hazards in tank washing" CLM/RR/D2/37 J N Chubb, K P Brown, G J Butterworth. January 1979
  32. "Electrostatic ignition hazards associated with the preventative release of fire control agents: Phase 1 Studies on Halons" CLM/RR/D2/43 G J Butterworth. September 1979
  33. "Electrostatic ignition hazards associated with the preventative release of fire control agents. 2 Investigationof nitrogen releases" CLM/RR/D2/44 G J Butterworth. September 1979
  34. "Electrostatic ignition hazards associated with the preventative release of fire control agents. 3 Phase 2 studies on halons" CLM/RR/D2/45 G J Butterworth. October 1979
  35. "Electrostatic ignition hazards associated with the preventative release of fire control agents. 4 Studie on carbon dioxide discharges" CLM/RR/D2/46 G J Butterworth. December 1979
  36. "Electrostatic ignition hazards associated with the preventative release of fire control agents. 5 Hazard assessment and conclusions" CLM/RR/D2/47 G J Butterworth. October 1979
  37. "Computer estimation of electric field strengths at shipboard antennae in an ambient electric field" CLM/RR/A11/1 J N Chubb, E S Paul, G J Butterworth. November 1980
  38. "A study of the feasibility of suppressing incendive discharges in eletcrostatic precipitators through the use of resistive collector plates" CLM-R243 G J Butterworth, E S Paul, J N Chubb. February 1984
  39. "Proposal for assessment of electrostatic hazards during tank washing with crude oil" CLM/RP/E3/01 J N Chubb.
  40. "Proposal for calculation of the electrostatic conditions in cargo tanks of product carriers" CLM/RP/S7/01 J N Chubb.
  41. "Proposal for further investigation of electrostatic conditions relating to the operation of Unilever meal and seed silos" CLM/RP/U2/3 J N Chubb, I E Pollard.
  42. "The application of lasers to production operations in the ACROW group" CLM/RP/A8/01 J N Chubb, B A Ward.
  43. "Lightning hazards to circuits connected to cargo spaces on oil tankers" CLM/RP/B6/03 J A Dobbing, P F Little, J N Chubb.
  44. "Consideration of the ignition risk of aircraft fuel/air mixtures by hot surfaces, high temperature particles and by voltage sparks" CLIC/04/14 J N Chubb.
  45. "Culham Lightning Club: Mosaic filter photography for simultaneous measurement of the sizes and temperatures of small incandescent particles" CLIC/04/06 J N Chubb.
  46. "Electrostatic measurements during crude oil washing on Esso Northumberland 8-13 March 1974" CLM/RR/E3/02 J N Chubb, I E Pollard, N Pashley, P Metcalf.
  47. DEVELOPMENT OF MONITOR FOR FINE AIRBORNE FIBRES
  48. "Report on stage 1 of a programme of work to develop an instrument for monitoring airborne fibres" RRA/21 J N Chubb, R G Montague. 4 October 1970
  49. "Proposal for work to develop a portable instrument for the direct monitoring and size classification of fine airborne fibres" CLM/RR/H5/1 J N Chubb. May 1976
  50. "Report on first phase of a programme to develop a portable monitor for airborne fibres" CLM/RR/H5/02 J N Chubb. July 1976
  51. "Discussion of technical points concerning further development of a portable monitor for airborne fibres" CLM/RR/H5/3 J N Chubb. September 1976
  52. "Status of work to develop a portable monitor for airborne fibres at 25 October 1976" CLM/RR/H5/04 J N Chubb. September 1976
  53. "Status of work on fibre monitor at 5 March 1977" CLM/RR/H5/5 J N Chubb. March 1977
  54. "Consideration of ways to match laser plate making equipment into computer typesetting systems" CLM/RR/L1/4 J N Chubb May 1977
  55. "Results of work to develop a prototype portable monitor for airborne fibres" CLM/RR/H5/6 J N Chubb. July 1977
  56. LARGE AREA COMPUTER TYPESETTING
  57. "Ideas on the production of letterpress printing plates from photoset material" PTN/19 J N Chubb. 27 July 1972
  58. "Consideration of ways to match laser scanners into a high speed, full page computer typesetting system" CLM/RP/L1/3 J N Chubb. 27 July 1972
  59. "Proposal for work to develop a visual display suitable for the layout of pages and display advertisements in newspaper production" T/143 J N Chubb. September 1972
  60. "Design assessment of a large area, high speed phototypesetter for newspaper applications" RR/L1/1 J N Chubb, E K Sinton. January 1972
  61. MONITORING BLOB EMISSION AT CEMENT WORKS
  62. "Comments on the emission of airborne dust during loading of clinker into ships at Northfleet" CLM/RR/P1/1 J N Chubb. 19 September 1973
  63. "Initial work to help reduce the emission of airborne dust from cement works" CLM/RR/P1/3 J N Chubb, I E Pollard, R Sanderson. January 1974
  64. "Performance tests on Marconi blob monitoring radar at APCM Northfleet" CLM/RR/P1/7 J N Chubb. May 1974
  65. "Instrumentation to monitor the emission of blobs from cement works chimneys" CLM/RP/P1/9 J N Chubb. May 1974
  66. "Blob monitoring equipment for APCM Northfleet works" CLM/RP/P1/5 J N Chubb, J M Weaver. 16 July 1974
  67. "Work to identify the causes of blobbing and to find ways likely to prevent blobbing" CLM/RR/P1/6 J N Chubb. August 1974
  68. "Work to enahance the reliability of blob monitoring equipment and improve confidence in interpretation of practical observations" CLM/RR/P1/8 J N Chubb. 5 March 1975
  69. "Proposal for stage 2 of the investigation of the electrostatic ignition hazards which may arise during tank washing operations" CLM/RR/D2/23 J N Chubb. April 1976
  70. "Instrumentation to monitor the emission of blobs from cement works chimneys" CLM/RR/P1/09 J N Chubb, I E Pollard. January 1976
  71. "Proposal concerning the provision of chimney top blob monitoring equipment" CLM/RP/P1/10 J N Chubb, I E Pollard.
  72. "Proposal concerning the provision of chimney base blob monitoring equipment" CLM/RP/P1/11 J N Chubb, I E Pollard. October 1976
  73. MISCELLANEOUS STUDIES
  74. "Comments of the risks of electrostatic ignition hazards during hydraulic coalmining" CLM/RP/K1/01 J N Chubb.
  75. "Laser cutter for sheet steel: A preliminary description" CLM/RR/A8/2 J N Chubb, M J Kear. December 1977
  76. "Laser cutter for sheet steel: Recommendation that feasibility study should cease" CLM/RR/A8/3 J N Chubb, B A Ward, M J Kear. 6 April 1978
  77. "Proposal for feasibility study of electrostatic carburettors for internal combustion engines" CLM/RR/D2/36 J N Chubb
  78. "Second report on the status and prospects of work on electrostatic carburettors" CLM/RR/D2/41 J N Chubb, I E Pollard
  79. "Observation of dust around guillotining and slitting of asbestos at Coopers Mechanical Joints Ltd Slough" CLM/RP/C2/01 J N Chubb. C E Brown.
  80. "Initial report on the design of electrostatic precipitators for prefilter application in nuclear fuel reprocessing plants" CLM/RP/H7/01 J N Chubb, M S Cloke, R P Powell, Macphail.
  81. "Assessment of the prospects for constructive use of electrostatics in sheet paper handling" CLM/RR/G4/02 J N Chubb.


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