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3/27/2014 - Reports of InvestigationsThis Report of Investigations details the results of a NIOSH investigation of temperature rise in mobile refuge alternatives.
7/1/2010 - Conference papersThe paper provides a basic set of input data and a modeling approach that can be used for numerical modeling investigations of various coal mine designs using the FLAC3D software package.
3/1/2010 - Peer reviewed journal articlesIn this paper, Computational Fluid Dynamics modeling of the effect of longwall face advance on the spontaneous heating of coals in a two-panel gob area using a bleeder ventilation system is presented.
7/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper discusses a study in which a three-dimensional CFD modeling of spontaneous heating of coal, based on the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) large-scale coal chamber tests, was conducted.
3/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study describes the development of an expert classification system used as a decision tool which can be used for degasification system selection using site- and mine-specific conditions.
11/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA computational fluid dynamics (CFD) study was conducted to model effects of coal properties on the potential for spontaneous heating in longwall gob (mined-out) areas.
11/1/2008 - Reports of InvestigationsNIOSH experimentally investigated various factor effects on cab air filtration system performance.
A Numerical Evaluation on the Effects of Impermeable Faults on Degasification Efficiency and Methane Emissions During Underground Coal Mining9/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study uses reservoir simulations to illustrate the effects of impermeable faults on the production performance of vertical and horizontal degasification boreholes.
8/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesTo provide insights for the optimization of bleederless ventilation systems for U.S. underground coal mines, a computational fluid dynamics study was conducted to model spontaneous heating in longwall gob areas using a bleederless ventilation system.
6/1/2008 - Conference papersThe results of field tests to understand how ventilation and gob characteristics affect the spontaneous heating process causing spontaneous combustion fires in longwall or worked-out gob areas are presented.