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Title: Application of nitrogen as preventive and controlling subsurface fire – Indian context
Authors: Mohalik, N K
Singh, R V K
Pandey, J
Singh, V K
Keywords: Spontaneous heating
Liquid nitrogen
Inertisation
Blasting gallery
Issue Date: Mar-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: F 42 B 3/00
Abstract: The application of liquid/gaseous nitrogen, which inhibits combustion for preventing, controlling and extinguishing mine fires, is now universally accepted for last 50 y. This paper presents the scientific relevance and selective criteria for use of N<sub>2</sub> in subsurface fire and reviews experiences of N<sub>2 </sub>use in Indian coalmines for more than 20 y. The different techniques of N<sub>2</sub> production, its advantages and disadvantages are described briefly. A case study of using N<sub>2 </sub>as a preventive material, in goaf area of working panels of blasting gallery (BG) method of mining is also highlighted.
Description: 273-280
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/5031
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.64(03) [March 2005]

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