Statistical dynamics-based estimation of ventilation control in coal mines

Mine ventilation is intended to ensure sufficient air flow rates in working areas at any time to assure safe and normal duty of mining processes. Mine ventilation control consists in design and implementation of long-term (one-time) arrangements for the stable topology and gas dynamics conditions, and for the quick-look re-distribution of air flows in ventilation network branches subject to deviation of test parameters of mine air from the technologybased standards of mine safety and operational regulations. This research aims to analyze and estimate aerodynamic parameters of air distribution control in coal mines. The research uses the methods of statistical dynamics, correlation functions of random variables, theory of sets, basic laws of mine air dynamics, theory of graphs and discrete mathematics. A proper choice of the method to determine dynamic characteristics using the normal duty data requires checking additivity of gas-dynamic processes, i.e., it is required to find out whether the gas-dynamic processes contain components which give rise to correlation function tails. An approach is proposed to the air distribution control improvement in mine roadways with regard to ventilation network details.

Keywords: ventilation systems, coal mines, gas emission, integral equations, extraction panel, methane concentration, air flow rate.
For citation:

Bosikov I. I., Klyuev R. V., Azhmukhamedov I. M., Revazov V. Ch. Statistical dynamics-based estimation of ventilation control in coal mines. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2021;(11):123-135. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2021_11_0_123.

Issue number: 11
Year: 2021
Page number: 123-135
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 622:577.4
DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2021_11_0_123
Article receipt date: 14.05.2021
Date of review receipt: 06.07.2021
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.10.2021
About authors:

I.I. Bosikov1, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assistant Professor, e-mail:,
R.V. Klyuev, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Assistant Professor, Professor, e-mail:, Moscow Polytechnic University, 107023, Moscow, Russia,
I.M. Azhmukhamedov, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, Dean of Faculty of Digital Technologies and Cybersecurity, Astrakhan State University, 414056, Astrakhan, Russia, e-mail:,
V.Ch. Revazov1, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assistant Professor,
1 North Caucasian Institute of mining and metallurgy (State Technological University), 362021, Vladikavkaz, Russia.

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I.I. Bosikov, e-mail:


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