Evaluation of exhaust emissions data for diesel engines used in underground mines

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U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , Cincinnati, Ohio
Mine safety -- United States, Diesel motor exhaust gas -- Safety mea
StatementJohn W. Sheehy.
SeriesNIOSH technical reports, DHHS (NIOSH) publication -- no. 80-146., DHHS publication -- no. (NIOSH) 80-146.
ContributionsNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 43 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL17827291M
OCLC/WorldCa7608718

Exhaust emissions data for diesel engines used in underground mines was evaluated. Diesel exhaust pollutants evaluated were nitrogen- oxide () (NO), carbon-monoxide () (CO), and carbon- dioxide () (CO2). Exhaust emissions data for diesel engines used in underground mines was evaluated.

Diesel exhaust pollutants evaluated were nitrogen- oxide () (NO), carbon-monoxide () (CO), and carbon- dioxide () (CO2). The pollutants were collected from 4,6,8, and 12 cylinder indirect injection engines prior to installation of any emission.

Evaluation of exhaust emissions data for diesel engines used in underground mines. Cincinnati, Ohio: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.

The presence of off-road, diesel-powered mobile machinery is one of these challenges. The goal of this study is to assess diesel engine exhaust exposures in workers of two underground mines, to compare exposure levels within and between the mines, and to compare several methods of measuring diesel engine exhaust exposures.

Materials and methodsCited by: 3. Purpose. To assist employers, workers and other workplace parties with understanding the requirements in Regulation (Mines and Mining Plants) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), for the purpose of testing undiluted exhaust discharge from diesel powered equipment (diesel engine tailpipe testing).

Objectives. To provide information on performing. On OctoMSHA published a final rule establishing revised requirements for the approval of diesel engines and related components used in underground coal mines; requirements for coal mine operators' monitoring of diesel exhaust emissions; and safety standards for the use of diesel-powered equipment in underground coal mines (61 FR.

The objectives of this study were to characterize exposure to diesel engine exhaust emissions (DEE) from deep ore zone (DOZ) underground mining facilities, and. of diesel exhaust. Scheduling and site planning Control the number of diesel engines operating in an area.

Schedule workers during times when fewer diesel engines are working. Respirators PPE should be used as a last resort, and is not a replacement for other controls.

The concentration of diesel exhaust in the air should still fall. Diesel exhaust is the gaseous exhaust produced by a diesel type of internal combustion engine, plus any contained composition may vary with the fuel type or rate of consumption, or speed of engine operation (e.g., idling or at speed or under load), and whether the engine is in an on-road vehicle, farm vehicle, locomotive, marine vessel, or stationary generator or other.

Exhaust emissions data for diesel engines used in underground mines was evaluated. Diesel exhaust pollutants evaluated were nitrogen oxide () (NO), carbon monoxide () (CO), and carbon dioxide () (CO2).

Excellent book for those wishing to deploy controls to minimize the impact of diesel emissions in underground mines. In the next edition perhaps there could be more information on mine control systems and the management kW down the hole and the impact on ventilation calculations.4/5(1).

Exposure to diesel engine exhaust (DE) is a major concern in underground mines. It has been linked to cardiopulmonary diseases and is classified as a human carcinogen. 4VAC Emission testing and evaluation.

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Undiluted exhaust emissions of diesel engines, to include each side of a dual exhaust system, on diesel-powered equipment used in underground coal mines shall be tested and evaluated weekly by an authorized person.

The mine. In the s, the use of diesel engines in underground mines greatly increased in the USA. Inthe Mine Safety and Health Administration estimated that 18% of the underground coal mines and 78% of the underground metal/non-metal mines in the USA used diesel engines (Pronk et al., ).

Pildl EPA/ November EXHAUST EMISSIONS FROM A DIESEL ENGINE by Terence H. Risby Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health Baltimore, Maryland EPA Grant Number R Project Officer John E.

Sigsby Emissions Measurement and Characterization Division Environmental Sciences Research. These regulations establish emission testing and evaluation requirements for diesel engines used in underground coal mines. The proposed changes will delete the current language requiring the use of the Mine Safety and Health Administrations engine approval data in establishing the baseline of diesel exhaust emissions in underground coal mines.

advanced engines in underground mines should result in substantial reductions in general levels of DPM in the mines. • This would benefit all occupations.

• Since advanced engine and exhaust aftertreatment solutions dramatically change physical and chemical properties of diesel emissions, it is necessary to prevent potential introduction of. When carrying out Exhaust Gas emission testing you may have noticed that the vehicle is warmed up before readings are taken.

This is to get the engine to its normal operating temperature to get readings that accurately reflect the emissions you would usually have. At low operating temperatures, diesel engines will emit a larger amount of CO. Fuel Effects on Particulate Emissions from D.I.

Engines - Precise Analyses and Evaluation of Diesel Fuel Precise analytical methods for characterizing diesel fuel yielding the lowest particulate emissions were : Tadao Ogawa, Masae Inoue, Keiko Fukumoto, Yoshio Fujimoto, Masanori Okada. Carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC), and aldehydes are generated in the exhaust as the result of incomplete combustion of fuel.

A significant portion of exhaust hydrocarbons is also derived from the engine lube oil. When engines operate in enclosed spaces, such as underground mines, buildings under construction, tunnels or warehouses, carbon monoxide can accumulate.

This book will assist readers in meeting today's tough challenges of improving diesel engine emissions, diesel efficiency,and public perception of the diesel engine.

It can be used as an introductory text, while at the same time providing practical information that will be useful for experienced by: Under §(b), flammable liquids may not be added to diesel fuel used in diesel-powered equipment in underground coal mines.

The intent of the rule is to prevent the use of additives that lower the flash point of the diesel fuel and to specifically prohibit the use of. Diesel engines can be highly energy efficient and durable, yet emissions from diesel engines have historically contributed to a number of serious air pollution problems.

To address the issues associated with diesel engines, several local and state initiatives and laws have been introduced which focus on reducing pollution from diesel engines.

Exhaust emissions of CO and NO X: Graph: Exhaust emissions of CO Graph: Exhaust emissions of NOx The exhaust emissions of CO and Nox emissions are slowly gradually decreasing as the combustion rate of the fuel is used in the combustion chamber.

In this Palm sterin biodiesel the decrease of emissions is observed. The objectives of this study were to characterize exposure to diesel engine exhaust emissions (DEE) from deep ore zone (DOZ) underground mining facilities, and to obtain spatial air quality for estimating miner’s exposure to from DEE pollutant including CO from gaseous product of combustion (POC) and by: 1.

The use of diesel-powered equipment in underground mining operations provides many benefits to the industry.

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It also presents many challenges to the health and safety of workers as it is a significant source of submicrometer aerosols and noxious gases. This book was developed to assist the coal and metal/nonmetal underground mining industries in their efforts to reduce the.

They have no doubt realised that exhaust emissions are not just about CO2 when it comes to health and the environment. So just to be clear, this article is focused on diesel engines between 37kw and 56kw (hp) fitted to non-road mobile machinery such as mowers, that have been manufactured after 1st January The Legislation.

A controlled atmosphere of diesel exhaust has been prepared and measured in the laboratory. • In addition the instruments have been tested in field trials in a variety of workplaces.

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–RO-RO ferries –Vehicle test station –Underground non-metal minesFile Size: 1MB. To satisfy increasingly strict emissions regulations, engines with alternative gaseous fuels are now widely used. Natural gas and synthesis gas appear to be greener alternatives for internal combustion engines [].In many situations where the price of petroleum fuels is high or where supplies are unreliable, the syngas, for example, can provide an economically viable by: 5.

The new regulations for emissions in USA (California and other States), introduce a new quality requirement for diesel formulations. As an answer to these problems Intevep, S. A., has developed a hydrocracking processing technology, a very flexible process able to operate up to % of cracked material and with a mixture of light to heavy gas oil in any proportion, and Cited by: 1.

Methods for the assessment of exposures to diesel exhaust were evaluated by comparing underground workers (drivers of diesel-powered excavators) at an oil shale mine in Estonia with surface workers, and it was observed that underground miners were also occupationally exposed to benzene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, as indicated by.CarcinogeneticityofDPM (Diesel Particulate Matter) •In March the NIOSH and NCI year ‘Diesel Exhaust in Mines Study report was published It Iinvolved a cohort mortality study of 12, mineworkers at 8 US underground non-metal mines.

• it indicated a strong link between the level of exposure and risk of lung cancermortality.Glossary of terms related to engines, engine emissions, emission standards and emission control.