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Computer Simulation of Oxygen Requirements for Evacuating Miners.

Authors
Edwards-JC; Granneman-GN
Source
MISSING :42 pages
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NIOSHTIC No.
10004975
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines developed a mathematical model to predict the oxygen requirements for a miner evacuating a mine. The model accounts for variations in the miner's escape speed with mine airway height, and for the empirically determined expressions for the weight-specific oxygen uptake rate for upright walking, stooped walking (duck-walking), and crawling. A Fortran computer program that is user oriented was prepared based upon the model's constitutive equations. Specific instructions for utilizing the program, as well as applications to miner evacuation from a mine, are presented.
Publication Date
19860101
Document Type
IH; Information Circular;
Fiscal Year
1986
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
IC 9063
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
MISSING
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