Aspects of Noise Generation and Hearing Protection in Underground Coal Mines
The objective of the study was to identify quantitavely the spectral and amplitude characteristics of coal mine warning signals and assess the feasibility of using personal ear protection to minimize noise exposure but not impair a miner's safety.
P. L. Michael et al., "Aspects of Noise Generation and Hearing Protection in Underground Coal Mines," Pennsylvania State University, Jan 1972.
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Bureau of Mines
Keywords and Phrases
Acoustic Measurement; Acoustic Resonance; Acoustic Warning Signals; Amplitude; Auditory Perception; Coal Mine Warning Systems; Coal Mines; Ear Protectors; Feasibility; Loudness Discrimination; Noise (Sound); Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania); Protection; Reverberation; Roof Warning Signals; Roofs; Safety; Sound Analyzers; Sound Level Meters
Report - Technical
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