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8/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesNIOSH conducted a statistical study of available data regarding frictional ignitions in the United States from 1983 to 2005 to determine and define conditions controlling their occurrence.
6/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper presents data on the limiting (minimum) oxygen concentration in the presence of added N2, methane, propane, ethylene, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen and some of their binary mixtures, and addresses flammable concentration limits.
Modeling Methane Emissions and Ventilation Needs by Examination of Mining Induced Permeability Changes and Related Damage to Ventilation Controls6/1/2009 - Conference papersThis paper aims to examine the effects of porosity and permeability changes of the coal seam on methane emissions in an underground continuous miner section.
Reservoir Rock Properties of Coal Measure Strata of the Lower Monongahela Group, Greene County (Southwestern Pennsylvania), from Methane Control and Production Perspectives3/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study presents reservoir and elastic properties of coal measure rocks in the Lower Monongahela Group in Greene County, southwestern Pennsylvania, with results that can be used as data sources for reservoir studies related to methane control.
1/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesIn this paper, single-component gas sorption and transient diffusion processes are described within coal matrix exhibiting bimodal pore structure.
11/1/2008 - Conference papersThis work by NIOSH has modelled the impacts of borehole pattern and design and the effects of increasing face length on gob gas venthole performance.
Coal Bed Discontinuity Effects on the Production of Degasification Boreholes and on Emissions During Longwall Mining10/1/2008 - Conference papersThis study presents a numerical investigation of geological discontinues in the coalbed using reservoir simulations of the effects of partings and permeability facies and lithotype changes on the production performances of vertical and horizontal degasi...
6/1/2008 - Conference papersThis paper summarizes the modeling efforts conducted by NIOSH in the U.S. and CSIRO in Australia to address various gas management issues encountered in longwall mines using the application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and numerical reservoir m...
Effects of Sintered Metal Diesel Particulate Filter System on Diesel Aerosols and Nitric Oxides in Mine Air6/1/2008 - Conference papersThis NIOSH study was conducted to establish the effects of a diesel particulate filter (DPF) system with sintered metal substrate on the concentrations and size distributions of nano and ultrafine aerosols and concentrations of nitric oxides in undergro...
6/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article describes the Coal Dust Explosibility Meter (CDEM), a hand-held instrument developed by NIOSH, which uses optical reflectance to measure the explosibility of a rock dust and coal dust mixture, which is now commercially available.