NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search
An experimental ventilation control system.
Second International Mine Ventilation Congress, November 4-8, 1979, Reno, NV. P Mousset-Jones, ed., New York: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc., 1980 Oct; :230-238
A description is given of an experimental ventilation control system designed, built, and tested by WVU under United States Bureau of Mines sponsorship. A description is given of the control system used and the mine-wide microcomputer-based ventilation monitoring system used with it. Test results of experiments conducted with this system at Eastern Associated Coal Corporation's Federal No. 2 underground coal mines are presented. In addition, a brief description is given of a new microprocessor based system presently being tested.
Ventilation-systems; Ventilation; Monitoring-systems; Coal-mining; Mining-industry; Mine-rescue; Monitors; Underground-mining
Second International Mine Ventilation Congress, November 4-8, 1979, Reno, NV
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division