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Document ID (ISN)34428
CIS number 80-1894
ISSN - Serial title 0026-4504 - Journal of the Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Howes M.J.
Title Mine ventilation and refrigeration planning.
Bibliographic information Dec. 1979, Vol.32, No.12, p.225-235. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Description of a mine model for research in determining optimum cooling power of air circulated in underground mines using forced ventilation and refrigeration techniques. Mathematical formulae for airway heat load, air cooling capacity. Economic aspects, and effects of workplace conditions on productivity; acclimatisation; heat stroke hazard; description of a method for financial evaluation; results of analysis and review of optimisation methods; formulae giving optimal values for each parameter.
Descriptors (primary) underground work; mine ventilation; hot workplaces; mining industry; air conditioning
Descriptors (secondary) heat acclimatization; heat load; mathematical analysis; economic aspects; optimization; refrigeration for air conditioning
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold
Mining and quarrying
Heating and air conditioning