Methane Watchdog Network – A Cost Effective Approach to Longwall Methane Monitoring and Control West Virginia University (Grant number AFC719-68)
Category Archives: Health and Safety Interventions
A Practical, Mechanics-Based Approach to Pillar Design West Virginia University (Grant number AFC719-15)
PoroSense: An Intrinsically Safe, Distributed Fiber-optic Gas Sensing Platform for Underground Mines Virginia Tech (Grant number AFC719-29)
Investigation of Improved Communication from Portable Refuge Alternatives to Facilitate Mine Escape and Rescue Rebuilding Their Future Foundation (Grant number AFC719-57)
Control of Hazardous Gas Emissions to Longwall Face and Bleeder System: Laboratory Experiments, Modeling and Field Monitoring Penn State University (Grant number AFC719-27)
Analysis of Coal Mine Seal Integrity from Explosively Driven Projectiles Missouri University of Science & Technology (Grant number AFC719-31)
Fundamental Investigation into Pillar Design and Global Stability by Integrating Pillar Load and Opening Convergence Response University of Kentucky (Grant Number AFC719-49)
Numerical Modeling of Overburden and Pillar Mechanics for Determination of Global Ground Stability in Underground Coal Mines Colorado School of Mines (Grant Number AFC719-67)
Digital Photogrammetry Software Comparison for Rock Mass Characterization 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, 17-20 June 2018 Becker, R.E., Galayda, L.J., MacLaughlin, M.M.
Geotechnical Characterization of Underground Mine Excavations from UAV-Captured Photogrammetric & Thermal Imagery 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, 17-20 June 2018 Turner, R.M., Bhagwat, N.P., Galayda, L.J., Knoll, C.S., Russell, E.A., MacLaughlin, M.M.
UAV-based Geotechnical Modeling and Mapping of an Inaccessible Underground Site 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, 17-20 June 2018 Russell, E.A., MacLaughlin, M.M., Turner, R.M.
Management with Bag Barriers of Dust Explosion Risks in Underground Coal Mines 2nd Solicitation for Single Investigator Research Grants Missouri University of Science and Technology (Grant AFC215-41)
Numerical Tools for Mitigation of Methane Explosions in Coal Mines 2nd Solicitation for Single Investigator Research Grants University of Maryland (Grant AFC215-20) Computational videos relevant to Final Report: 1) Interconnected channels, 2) 0.5-1.5 half channel, 3) 300 m reflected channel.
A Holistic Approach to Reducing Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis (CWP) using Integrated Monitoring and Response Systems for Respirable Dust in Surface Mines and Facilities Penn State University (Grant Number AFC417-39)
Autonomous Underground Mining Systems To Improve Safety – Intelligent Coal Mining University of Kentucky (Grant number AFC417-21)
A New Generation of Web-Based Applications for Mine Design Published in Proceedings 36th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, WV, 2017 Newman, C. Agioutantis, Z. and Schaefer, N.
Current Progress in the Development Of The WebGroundControl Application Published as Preprint 17-032 at SME Annual Meeting 2017, Denver, CO Newman, C. Agioutantis, Z. and Schaefer, N.
The Development of a Web-Based Platform for Ground Control Applications Published as Preprint 16-121 at SME Annual Meeting 2016, Phoenix, AZ Agioutantis, Z. and Newman, C.
Collecting Mine Dust Particles with Liquid-Coated Vibrating Meshes Virginia Tech and Michigan Tech (Grant Number AFC518-25)
Simple and Accurate Positioning to Enable Vehicle Autonomy in Underground Mines Oregon State University (Grant Number AFC518-17)
Miniaturized and Real Time Gas Sensors for Mine Safety and Health Oakland University (Grant Number AFC518-02)
Development of an Advanced Real-Time Personal Coal Dust Monitoring Instrument Based on Photo-acoustic Spectroscopy University of Nevada, Reno (Grant Number AFC518-54)
Demonstration of a UAV-based Digital Photogrammetry System for Geological Mapping and Geotechnical Characterization of Fractured Rock Masses at Hazardous Underground Sites Montana Tech (Grant Number AFC518-67)
Improving Communication in Noise for Miners Wearing Hearing Protection University of Connecticut Health Center (Grant Number AFC518-10)
Development of Direct Sensing Sampler for Submicron Mining Particles Including Coal, Silica and Nano-Sized Diesel Particulates Colorado State University (Grant Number AFC518-16)