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In-mine evaluation of underground fire and smoke detectors.
Proceedings of the Fourth WVU Conference on Coal Mine Electrotechnology, August 2-4, 1978, Morgantown, West Virginia. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University, 1978 Aug; :18.1-18.15
The current state-of-the art of fire and smoke detection technology is reviewed from the standpoint of suitability for use in underground metal and nonmetal mines. Detection modes, fire signatures, and environmental considerations are included. Preliminary results of long-term, in-mine tests are presented.
Mining-industry; Nonmetal-mining; Underground-mining; Monitors; Monitoring-systems; Metal-mining
OP; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Proceedings of the Fourth WVU Conference on Coal Mine Electrotechnology, August 2-4, 1978, Morgantown, West Virginia
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