Basic Research on Coal Fragmentation and Dust Entrainment. Volume I - Technical Information.
Stecklein GL; Branstetter R; Arrowood R; Et Al
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This report summarizes the results of research into the areas of the fragmentation and entrainment of airborne respirable dust (ard). The objectives of the program were fourfold: first, to review the present state of knowledge regarding ard; second, to expand this state of knowledge through the identification of hypothetical microscopic mechanisms by which the coal is fragmented and the dust becomes entrained; third, to specify the informational requirements to verify or nullify these hypotheses; and fourth, to relate experimental techniques that will produce that required information. Additionally, insights are provided regarding potential methods of extraction and/or treatment that may reduce the concentration of ard. Volume I presents the technical information on the investigation.
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