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14th Mine Ventilation Symposium Papers  

14th US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium

Keynote Address 14th US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium
Christopher J Pritchard MS PE
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Modular Thermal Transfer Unit (MTTU)
C. Allen, J. Morgan, E. Rantanen
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Factors That Influence On A Mine Climate Simulation
W. Yang, M. Inoue
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Temperature Variations in Underground Tunnels 
G. Danko, D. Bahrami, W. Asante, P. Rostami, R. Gyrmko
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Parametric Studies of Air-Wall-Jet Behavior at the Face Area During Deep Cut Mining Using Blowing Line Brattice 
T. Petrov, A.M. Wala, G. Huang
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Isolated Zone Evaluation of the Tier 4i Engine Equiped With SCR System  
A. Bugarski, E. Cauda, S. Janisko, L. Patts, J. Hummer, T. Terrillion, J. Kiefer
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A Mathematical Model of R70 Self-Heating Test for the Propensity of Coal Spontaneous Combustion
Y. Luo, X. Wang
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Toward Mind Aerosol and Ventilation MApping Through Compuser Vision-Assisted Sensing 
S. Janisko
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Ventilation Requirements for Modern Diesel Engines
R. Haney
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Modeling of the Natural Heat Exchange Area at Creighton Mine for Operational Decision Support
L. Fava, D. Millar, B. Anderson, S. Schafrik, D. O'Connor, C. Allen
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Guidlines for Selecting Equipment in Cooling Systems
R. Ramsden, F. von Glehn
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A Study of Recirculation in a Coal Mine Ventilation Model
J. Wempen
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Application of Graph Theory Algorithims to Detect Multiple Recirculation Paths
E. Acuna, P. Grossman, H. Rubinstein
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DPM Control Strategies at Leeville Mine
T. Terrillion, S. Arya
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Use of Underground Booster Fans in Foreign Prominent Coal Mining Countries Compared with the Ban in the United States
S. Gillies, F. Calizaya
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Harmonization and Standardization of Risk Management of Underground Ventilation in Australia 
M. Tuck, M. Pillay
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Underground Booster Fans - Current UK Practive for Safe Installation and Management 
J. Leeming, D. Webb
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Pilot Study-Protection Factor of Closed Can Equipment for Diesel Particulate Matter in an Underground Mine
J. Griffith, J. Kimball
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Rutas de Escape en Caso de Emergencia: Diseno y Ejecucion con Particular Enfasis en Chimeneas de Rescate  PDF
Ventilacion Principal Mina San Vicente (Bolivia)
J. Puig, E. Perez
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Ventilation on Demand for a High Productivity Longwall Mine Project  PDF
CFD Modeling of Pollution Transport in Open Pit Mines Under Arctic Air Inversion
W. Collingwood, K.V. Raj, S. Bandopadhyay
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A Modeling Study on Longwall Tailgate Ventilation
J. Brune, M. Sapko
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Utilizacion de Ventiladores Secundarios
F. Calizaya
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An Alternative Solution to the Problem of Efficiently Ventilating Room and Pillar Workings 
J. Leeming
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Caracterizacion Numerica y Experimental de Perdidas de Carga en el Nivel de Produccion en Metodo Block Caving
J. Hurtado, N. Diaz, C. Maya, E. Acuna
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Computational Fluid Dynamic Modeling of a Sealed Longwall GOB in an Underground Coal Mine
D. Worrall, E. Wachel, U. Ozbay, D. Munoz, J. Grubb
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Optimizacion del Sistema de Ventilacion en una Mina de Gran Altura, Compania Minera Raura
N. Rueda, C. Toro
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A CFD Analysis of Air Flow Patterns in Face Area for Continuous Miner Making a Straight Initial Cut
V. Kollipara, H. Gurley, Y. Chugh
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Planeamiento de Ventilacion Asistida para la Unidad Peruana San Cristobal-Cia. Minera San Cristobal
J.A. Corimanya, F.R. Mendez
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An Experimental Study of Approaches to Minimize Pressure Loss Within Wet Scrubber and Their Effect on Coal Dust Control
V. Kollipara, H. Gurley, Y. Chugh, J. Pulliam
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Updating Leeville Mine Ventilation System to Support Future Growth
Sandeep Arya
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Live Transmission of Real Time Engine, Exhaust Quality and Ambient Data from Mobile Diesel Equipment
B. Rubeli, S. Hardcastle, M. Gangal, G. Lyle, K. Bullock, A. Dasys
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Comparison of Barometer Pressure Surveys with Other Measurement Techniques for Determining Frictional Pressure Loss in Shafts
R. Ruckman, J. Bowling
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Series Ventilation Circuits in Hardrock Mines: Can They Be Designed and Operated Safely?
R. Brake
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Fifteen Years of Resistance Data Collected at Freeport Indonesia
I. Duckworth
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Planning and Selection of the Main Fans for the Grasberg Block Cave Mine
I. Loomis, I. Duckworth
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Tailpipe Emission and Ambient Concentration of Gaseous Pollutants From Diesel Engines During In-Use and Isolated Zone Studies
E.G. Cauda, L.D. Patts, A.D. Burgarski, S.J. Janisko, J.A. Hummer
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Ventilation Design for the Minera Boleo Mines
S. Patton
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Ventilation System Design for the CODELCO New Level Project
K. Wallace, B. Prosser, J. Donoso, A.F. Guerrero, J.C. Acevedo
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Assesing Environmental Changes and Recognizing Activity Within a VOD System
C. Kocsis, G. Lyle, K. Bullock, A. Dasys, C. Allen, E. Bartsch
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Comprehensive Ventilation Sumulation of Atmospheric Monitoring Sensors in Underground Coal Mines
K. Griffin, K. Luxbacher, S. Schafrik, M. Karmis
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Use of Ultrasonic Airflow Monitoring Techniques for Tunnel Ventilation Systems
R. Ray, D. Maenpaa, J. Valade, D. Cummings
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A Comparative Study on Ventilation Efficiency in Dead Spaces Along Mine Airways Based on Mine Measurement and Laboratory Models
G. Arpa, K. Sasaki, A. Widiatmojo, Y. Sugai
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VFD Induced Torque Pulsations: Cause of Mine Exhast Fan Coupling Failures
H. McArthur, M. Falk, V. Martin, M. Bertels
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Development-End Cooling Study
D. Bahrami, K. Robertson, G. Danko, J. Fox
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An Overview of Canadian Heat Stress Research Related to Mining
S. Hardcastle, G. Kenny, C. Allen
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Gas Sensor Limitations for the Qualitative Control of Ventilation on Demand Systems
S. Hardcastle, K. Butler
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CFD Modeling of Direct Heat Exchange with Water Spray Systems
A. Agasty, J. Swanson
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SmartEXEC Mine Ventilation On Demand System at the Xstrata Nickel Rim South Mine, Sudbury, Ontario; Implementation and Results to Date PDF
Model and Experimental Studies in the Longwall Goaf Under Methane Inflow Conditions
W. Dziurzynski, S. Wasilewski
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Applications of Directionally Drilled Horizontal Gob Boreholes for Methane Drainage in Western U.S. Coal Mines
D.J. Brunner, F.P. Schumacher
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Benchmarking Coal Self-heating Using a Moist Adiabatic Oven Test
B. Beamish, R. Beamish
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Use of Booster Fans in Underground Coal Mining to Advantage
A. Hababi, S. Gillies
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Control of Spontaneous Combustion in a Pillar Using a Flexible Membrane
D. Chalmers, A. Lim, E. Baume, P. Holt
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Convective, Diffusive and Dispersive Transport of Gaseous Constituencies by Ventilation
G. Danko, D. Bahrami
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Dissispating the Heat Inside Mine Refuge Chambers
J. Brune
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Simulation of Inertization for Underground Mine Fires
J. Zhang, X. Zhang, J.C. Tien
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NIOSH Brings MFIRE Into the 21st Century
A. Smith, A. Glowacki, L. Yuan, L. Zhou, G. Cole
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Automated Mine Ventilation Monitoring
M. Devlin, K. Griffin, K. Luxbacher, M. Karmis
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Quantifying Spontaneous Combustion Inhibition of Reactive Coals
B. Beamish, P. McLellan, U. Turunc, M. Raab, R. Beamish
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Simulations of Hydrogen Releases in an Underground Environment
B. Angers, A. Hourri, A. Tchouvelev, S. Hardcastle, M. Betournay, P. Benard
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Coal Mine Ventilation Air Methane (VAM)
J. Somers
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Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Underground Mine Fire
X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, A. Habibi, J.C. Tien
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A Technique for Creating Perfluorocarbon Tracer (PFT) Calibration Curves for Tracer Gas Studies
E.C. Jong, S.W. Underwood, G. Xu, K.D. Luxbacher, H.M. McNair
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Evaluation of Mine Size Effect on Turbulent Diffusion from Tracer Gas Measurement Data and Numerical Simulation
A. Widiatmoho, K. Sasaki, Y. Sugai, Y. Suzuki, H. Tanaka, K. Uchida, H. Matsumoto
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Ventilation Management Project at Leeville Mining Complex
Sandeep Arya
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Effects of Booster Fans in Ventilation Networks - Computational and Experimental Approaches
A. Habibi, S. Gillies
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Barometric Resistance Surveys: A new perspective
John Rowland
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Selecting & Defining Command and Control Systems for Mine Ventilation
Sancar James Fredsti
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Booster fan applications for sections in longwall and room-and-pillar mining
Christopher Pritchard MS PE
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