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An Overview of Coal and Gas Outbursts.
Campoli-AA; Trevits-MA; Molinda-GM
Proc 2nd U S Mine Ventilation Symp Reno Nevada, Sept 23-25 1985 :345-351
An outburst in a coal mine environment is the rapid ejection of coal and gas from the face. Outbursts are caused by a combination of high coalbed gas pressure and structural stress, the load placed upon mine workings by the overburden. A review of the outburst problem in general is followed by a presentation of prediction and prevention techniques employed worldwide to mitigate outbursts.
Proc. 2nd U.S. Mine Ventilation Symp., Reno, Nevada, Sept. 23-25, 1985, PP. 345-351
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