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Advancement of Mine Ventilation Network Analysis from Art to Science, 6 Volume Set. Volume 6 - Application of PSU/MVS to the Analysis of Modifications to Existing Ventilation Systems.
Luxbacher-GW; Ramani-RV; Stefanko-R
NTIS: PB/290-197 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :459 pages
This report describes the use of the Pennsylvania State University Mine Ventilation Simulator (PSU/MVS) to model existing mine ventilation systems and to evaluate the effect of system modifications. Ventilation survey methods designed to insure computer input data of sufficient accuracy for simulation purposes are covered in comprehensive detail, including quantity and pressure measurement and fan performance testing. The development of input data from ventilation survey results is discussed and illustrated by the use of an actual field survey. Two programs, written in Fortran IV with watfiv, are presented to calculate airway head losses from altimeter pressure movements. An existing coal mine ventilation system is analyzed and modifications to the system are simulated and evaluated. In addition, the application of the PSU/MVS to noncoal mines is briefly discussed. An extensive bibliography on ventilation surveying and simulation is included.
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NTIS: PB/290-197 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
Pennsylvania State Univ.
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