Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2018 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2018.07.022 View full text
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Liming Yuan, Richard A. Thomas, James H. Rowland, Lihong Zhou

Abstract: With the increased use of mobile diesel-powered equipment in underground mines, the fire risk posed by underground diesel fuel storage areas is a concern. To reduce the risk associated with the storage and transfer of large quantities of diesel fuel in permanent underground mine storage areas, an experimental study was conducted to investigate the responses of different sensors for early detection of diesel fuel fires in a storage area. Fire sensors tested in this study were four carbon monoxide (CO) sensors,…

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