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Document ID (ISN)45848
CIS number 86-658
ISBN(s) 3-7739-0360-X
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Voss J.
Title Environmental factors in mines
Original title Grubenklima [in German]
Bibliographic information Verlag GlŘckauf GmbH, Postfach 103945, 4300 Essen 1, Federal Republic Republic of Germany, 1981. 229p. Illus. 140 ref.
Abstract After a general survey of the various environmental factors in mines, this manual describes in detail the correlations between man, microclimate and work (criteria for thermal stress, temperature limits around the world), the different microclimates and heat sources in mines. Chapters dealing with climate improvement in mines: principles and methods, climate forecasting and measurement data, microclimate planning in coal mines and air cooling, personal and areal cooling equipment, climate measuring instruments. Practical tables and examples of calculations are presented in the appendix.
Descriptors (primary) mine ventilation; mining industry; microclimate; air conditioning
Descriptors (secondary) air temperature; heat transfer; Germany (Federal Republic of); thermal balance; regulation of body temperature; heat load; manuals; heat stress indices; cooling; heat protective clothing; legislation; mathematical analysis; prediction formulae; permissible effective temperature; coal mining; heat; hot workplaces; climatic measurement
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Mining and quarrying
Heating and air conditioning