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Impact of air velocity on the development and detection of small coal fires

Margaret R. Egan

Impact of air velocity on the development and detection of small coal fires

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mine fires.,
  • Mine ventilation.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Fires and fire prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Margaret R. Egan.
    SeriesReport of investigations -- 9480., Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 9480.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17680445M

    operate on coal This can include: – Switch to operating only on natural gas (conversion) – Ability to fire either coal or natural gas (dual fuel) – Ability to fire both coal and natural gas at the same time (co-firing)File Size: KB. where the air is touching the material, air velocity will be identical to the velocity of the material. The viscosity of the air will also force the rest of the air body to move in that direction. The mechanical event of impact between material and belt occurs at the impact region (D), which produces a localised airflow generation. This air will. Purchase Wildland Fires and Air Pollution, Volume 8 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,


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Impact of air velocity on the development and detection of small coal fires by Margaret R. Egan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Bureau of Mines conducted experiments in the intermediate-scale fire tunnel to assess the influence of air velocity on the gas production and smoke characteristics during smoldering and flaming combustion of Pittsburgh seam coal and its impact on the detection of the combustion products.

Get this from a library. Impact of air velocity on the development and detection of small coal fires. [Margaret R Egan; United States. Bureau of Mines.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Egan, Margaret R. Impact of air velocity of the development and detection of small coal fires (OCoLC) The goal of the experiments was to understand and quantify the effects of air velocity on the detection of fires in underground conveyor belt haulageways and to determine the rates of generation of toxic gases and smoke as a fire progresses through the stages of smoldering coal.

Air Velocity on the Detection of Fires in Conveyor Belt sensor alarms were slightl y earlier at the higher air velocities ( m/s and m/s) than at the lower air velocities ( m/s and m.

Impact of air velocity of the development and detection of small coal fires particle sizes, obscuration rates, and optical densities were calculated. Ventilation has a direct effect on fire detection and development.

The results indicate that, in general, increased air velocity lengthened the onset of smoke and flaming ignition, increased. Impact of air velocity of the development and detection of small coal fires / ([Washington, DC]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, []), by Margaret R.

Egan and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust). The U.S. Bureau of Mines conducted experiments in the intermediate-scale fire tunnel to assess the influence of air velocity on the gas production and smoke characteristics during smoldering and.

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Even small quantities of gas can have a significant impact on SHS combustion, leading to pronounced changes in burning velocity, temperature, product elongation, and reactants-to-products conversion efficiency.

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For China, the world’s largest coal producer, it is estimated that anywhere between 10 million and million metric tons (Mt) of coal reserves (about to 10 percent of production) is consumed annually by coal fires or made inaccessible owing to fires that hinder mining operations (Rosema and others, ; Voigt and others, ).

Emissions from Coal Fires and Their Impact on the. Environment. Introduction—Coal Fires, Emissions, and Resource. Implications. Self-ignited, naturally occurring coal fires and fires result-ing from human activities persist for decades in underground detection and monitoring of coal fires.

Our custom-built, open-source geospatial database is essentially a GIS with no user interface that allows Air Sciences to store massive amounts of georeferenced data—fire locations, gridded model results, meteorological data, air quality monitoring data, and other supporting data sets (such as county boundaries and non-attainment areas)—and perform efficient analysis and information retrieval.

Coal Operators’ Conference The University of Wollongong 14 –15 February EARLY FIRE DETECTION IN UNDERGROUND COALMINES Frank Mendham1, David Cliff2, Tim Horberry3 and Andre De Kock4 ABSTRACT: Analysis of mine fire growth and spread is important for improving safe emergency egress for mine workers in fires.

In fire engineering, a ‘design fire’ is the term that. value for coal, nor for the shale, which indicates that the plug is a mixture of coal and shale. The very high Vp90 suggests a shale velocity. while the Vp0 and Vp45 values are much closer to small coal values.

Similarly, the Vs90h and Vs90v also show very large differences, which cannot be explained with normal anisotropy. Measurement of. "This is one of the most comprehensive books ever published on the important topic of coal and peat fires This major work has the following key features which make it very interesting for the target groups identified above: Integrates pioneering coal-fires research, with topical coverage of remote sensing, policy-making, and more; Contains Author: Glenn B.

Stracher. In exhausting face ventilation systems, the mean entry air velocity shall be at least 60 feet per minute reaching each working face where coal is being cut, mined, drilled for blasting, or loaded, and to any other working places as required in the approved ventilation plan.

A lower mean entry air velocity may be approved in the ventilation plan if the lower velocity will maintain methane and. rate for liquid fires increased in a tunnel compared to free-burning conditions.

The tests were performed with pool fires with methanol ( m, m, m, and m in diameter) and heptane ( m in diameter). For the two smallest pools the effect of the tunnel (with an air velocity m/s) on the mass.

Coal Operators’ Conference The University of Wollongong 14 – 15 February REAL-TIME AIR VELOCITY MONITORING IN MINES - A QUINTESSENTIAL DESIGN PARAMETER FOR MANAGING MAJOR MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY HAZARDS Bharath Belle1 ABSTRACT: Mines should be safe places in which to work.

These safe places are achieved by means of natural and mechanical. Simulation of Air Quality Impacts from Prescribed Fires on an Urban which impact air quality, visibility and potentially public health.

To protect public healthandwelfare,nmentalProtectionAgency Also shown in red are the actual burned areas of Fires O and Size: 2MB. locity. For high velocity (>2, fpm), a pitot tube is usually used, air velocity is then computed by converting velocity pressure to a customary velocity unit (fpm or mps).

Another alternative device is the hot-wire anemometer, which is accurate for point readings and easy to use, but cumbersome in obtaining an average air velocity for the Size: 19KB. fine coal in the mixture, the lower the air velocity bed becomes fully fluidized (full fluidization of the mixture of pellets and coal occurs when the air velocity equal to 2,7 m/s at the content in a mixture of 20%, with the velocity of m/s at the content of 50% coal and air at a velocity of m/s at the content in a mixture of.

introduced the problem of coal fires, the effects of coal fires, and their environmental impact. I also wrote the section of the paper that compared coal fires to CO 2 sequestration, and proposed that extinguishing coal fires was a cheaper way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

At the competition, I was part of the presentation : Lidsay Hoggatt. Geology of Coal Fires: Case Studies from Around the World Paperback – January 1, by Glenn B. Stracher (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback Author: Glenn B.

Stracher. The amount of coal in the stove is not what controls the heat output, you control that with the amount of air. Most stoves will easily go 12 hours so most people get on a 12 hour schedule. Shake it down and fill it once every 12 hours, you'll hae to figure out what the optimal air is so you burn up most of it but have enough coal left to keep.

1 depicts the air velocity values at different locations along the length of the tunnel, but all of them at the ‘usual’ installation height of some m. The two horizontal lines represent the boundaries of the acceptable air velocity range upstream the fire.

This velocity band is according to [3] for unidirectional traffic to m/s. generated velocity profile. However, that analysis adopted the approach of incompressible flows, which made it a little far from the practical reality. To fix this discrepancy, in the presented study, the effect of gas compression is incorporated into Demir’s predictive scenario of methane/air/coal dust fire in a coalmining passage, for a two.

Energy distribution analysis in full-scale open floor plan enclosure fires 43 Fire development in a 1/3 train carriage mock-up 44 A small-world network model for the simulation of fire spread onboard wall exposed to fire after a high-velocity impact by a hard projectile 51 small scales 62 Development and evaluation of two new droplet File Size: 2MB.

Assessing boreal forest fire smoke aerosol impacts on U.S. air quality: A case study using multiple data sets David J. Miller,1 Kang Sun,1 Mark A. Zondlo,1 David Kanter,2 Oleg Dubovik,3 Ellsworth Judd Welton,4 David M. Winker,5 and Paul Ginoux6 Received 27 April ; revised 8 September ; accepted 17 September ; published 22 November Fires of metals may be controlled with very early detection, the rapid and appropriate action of fire-fighters using the most effective method and, if possible, removal of metals and any other combustible materials from the zone of burning or at least a reduction of their quantities.

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