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Document ID (ISN)50984
CIS number 89-117
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Harev A.A.
Title Ventilation and fire fighting in mines
Original title Rudničnaja ventiljacija i bor'ba s podzemnymi požarami [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Izdatel'stvo Nedra, Valovaja 28, 113 054 Moskva, USSR, 1985. 3rd ed. 248p. Illus. 37 ref. Appendices. Price: SUR 0.75.
Abstract This textbook is intended for students of mining institutes. Contents: the mining atmosphere (atmospheric and mine air, control of mine air composition, mining dust, complex of dust control measures in mines, climatic conditions in mines), mine ventilation technology (air movement in mine workings, natural ventilation, fans and their operation in the mine ventilation network, regulation of air consumption in mines, ventilation equipment and systems, aeration of workings, dust control and ventilation services and monitoring of mining ventilation function); fire fighting in mines (phases of endogenous fires and signs for their recognition, preventing and putting out fires in mines); rescue organisation in mines.
Descriptors (primary) training manuals; mine rescue; mining and quarrying; fire protection; fire prevention; mine ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; dust control; USSR; fire detection; rescue organization; fire alarms; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Mining and quarrying