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A clean internal combustion engine for underground mining machinery. A technical assessment and program plan. Final phase I report.
Baker-N; Houston-L; Lynch-F; Olavson-L; Sandrock-G
Minneapolis, MN: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 86-82, 1981 Jan; :1-232
This study assesses the feasibility of employing hydride-fueled internal combustion engines to power mobile underground mining machinery. Problems are identified and a solution and a development plan are proposed with the objective of constructing, testing, and demonstrating a nonpolluting engine suitable for underground use.
Underground mining; Mining equipment; Internal combustion engines; Fuels; Hydrides; Fuel systems; Fuel storage; Safety; Assessments; Hydride fuels; Mine safety; Hydrogen engines
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 86-82; Contract-H02020341
Minneapolis, MN: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 86-82
Eimco Mining Mach. Int'l.
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