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Underground coal mine lighting handbook (In two parts) 1. Background

Authors
Lewis-WH
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9073, 1986 Jan; :1-42
NIOSHTIC No.
10005294
Abstract
This Bureau of Mines report and its companion report (Information Circular 9074) have been prepared as a complete reference on underground coal mine lighting. This report discusses the fundamentals of light and its interrelationship with the visual process. The purpose of the report is to insure an understanding of the numerous complex and interrelated factors that must be considered to design and implement a mine lighting system that will satisfy human needs for good vision and comfort. Topics include history, objectives, and technical considerations of coal mine lighting; light physics; light and vision relationships; and disability and discomfort glare.
Keywords
Underground-mining; Mining-industry; Mine-shafts; Light-source; Lighting-systems; Lighting; Coal-mining; Electrical-equipment; Illumination; Longwall-mining
Publication Date
19860101
Document Type
IH; Information Circular
Fiscal Year
1986
NTIS Accession No.
PB87-139457
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
IC-9073
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9073
State
PA
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