A Graphic Method of Determining the Explosibility Characteristics of Mine-Fire Atmospheres

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From Purpose: "The purpose of this paper is to discuss briefly the analysis of complex mixtures of gases encountered in mine fires and to illustrate application of such data in fire-fighting procedures. This report illustrates how analyses of mine-fire gases can be utilized to determine the progress of mine fires as well as to establish safe tactics for controlling and extinguishing these fires.

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22 p. : ill.

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Shaw, J. F. 1955.

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  • Main Title: A Graphic Method of Determining the Explosibility Characteristics of Mine-Fire Atmospheres
  • Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 551

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From Purpose: "The purpose of this paper is to discuss briefly the analysis of complex mixtures of gases encountered in mine fires and to illustrate application of such data in fire-fighting procedures. This report illustrates how analyses of mine-fire gases can be utilized to determine the progress of mine fires as well as to establish safe tactics for controlling and extinguishing these fires.

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22 p. : ill.

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Shaw, J. F. A Graphic Method of Determining the Explosibility Characteristics of Mine-Fire Atmospheres, report, 1955; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12709/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.