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Development of a Fault-Rupture Environment in 3D: A Numerical Tool for Examining the Mechanical Impact of a Fault on Underground Excavations2/1/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article assessing whether a numerical tool might be useful or practical in forecasting bump potential associated with a strike-slip fault for a typical structural geologic setting.
1/24/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article examining rear abutment extent and loading, along with how well current modeling procedures calculate those values.
A Comparison of Respirable Crystalline Silica Concentration Measurements Using a Direct-on-filter Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Transmission Method vs. a Traditional Laboratory X-ray Diffraction Method1/10/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study comparing respirable crystalline silica concentration measurements using an end-of-shift Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectrometry method versus a traditional laboratory X-ray diffraction analysis.
1/1/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study demonstrating the potential of using a portable FTIR for estimation of crystalline silica in respirable dust samples for in-field exposure monitoring.
A Method for Estimating the Low Frequency Coupling Characteristics of a Ferrite-Cored Rod Antenna to a Long Conductor12/28/2018 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article introducing a NIOSH-developed method to measure coupling characteristics for a ferrite-cored antenna to a straight wire.
Intrinsically Safe Systems: Equivalency of International Standards Compared to U.S. Mining Approval Criteria12/3/2018 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article demonstrating that international equipment evaluation standards for electrical/electronic equipment will provide at least the same level of protection for miners as the MSHA requirements.
Development of Ergonomics Audits for Bagging, Haul Truck and Maintenance and Repair Operations in MiningAn article describing the development and testing of ergonomics and safety audits for small and bulk bag filling, haul truck and maintenance and repair operations in coal preparation and mineral processing plants found at surface mine sites.
Empirical Engineering Models for Airborne Respirable Dust Capture from Water Sprays and Wet ScrubbersAn article presenting a dimensionless empirical model developed for predicting airborne dust capture efficiency of water sprays and wet scrubbers.
An article comparing three performance evaluations of the GK4.162 high flow rate respirable size-selective sampler.
11/30/2018 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article describing a study at an underground limestone mine crusher booth that evaluated a filtration and pressurization system, two experimental prototype filters, and three cab pressure monitoring devices.