Subsurface Ventilation and Environmental Engineering / Edition 1

Subsurface Ventilation and Environmental Engineering / Edition 1

by M.J. McPherson, M. J. McPherson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412353008

ISBN-13: 9780412353000

Pub. Date: 10/21/2010

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

[T]his masterfully crafted book deserves a prominent position in both the political and economic histories of late imperial China.

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[T]his masterfully crafted book deserves a prominent position in both the political and economic histories of late imperial China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412353000
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
10/21/2010
Edition description:
1993
Pages:
905
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Background to subsurface ventilation and environmental engineering. Part 1: Basic principles of fluid mechanics and physical thermodynamics. Introduction to fluid mechanics. Fundamentals of steady flow thermodynamics. Part 2: Subsurface ventilation engineering. Subsurface ventilation systems. Incompressible flow relationships. Ventilation surveys. Ventilation network analysis. Mine ventilation thermodynamics. Ventilation planning. Fans. Part 3: Gases in the subsurface. Gases in subsurface openings. Methane. Radiation and radon gas. Part 4: Heat and humidity. Psychrometry: the study of moisture in air. Heat flow into subsurface openings. Simulation of climatic conditions in the subsurface. Physiological reactions to climatic conditions. Refrigeration plant and mine air conditioning systems. Part 5: Dust. The hazardous nature of dusts. The aerodynamics, sources and control of airborne dust. Part 6: Fires and explosions. Subsurface fires and explosions. Index.

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