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Document ID (ISN)27600
CIS number 77-1305
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Ventilation of underground worksites - Rules for design and operation of ventilation systems
Original title Lüftung im Untertagbau - Richtlinien für die Bemessung und den Betrieb von Baulüftungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Dokumentation 19, Schweizerischer Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein, Postfach, 8039 Zürich, Switzerland, Dec. 1976. 76p. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract Until now no simple method has been available for designing mine roadway ventilation systems which took sufficient account of the inevitable air losses. Technical difficulties also arose with the introduction of plastic ducts, which are less easy to handle than sheetmetal ducts. These new rules, which have grown out of measurements in underground worksites, aim to provide managers with a manual permitting them to choose the correct dimensions and design of ventilation systems. Contents: ventilation problems in underground worksites; terminology and abbreviations; current design rules; layout and operation; basis of calculations, losses due to friction and leakage; design calculation for typical duct systems; rules for layout and assembly of ductwork; protection of ductwork against deterioration; inspection and control of ventilation.
Descriptors (primary) underground work; ventilation design; mechanical ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) Switzerland; aerodynamics; pressure drop; mathematical analysis; manuals; leakage; ducts
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation