Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 431–437 | Cite as

Circulatory Air Rings and Their Influence on Air Distribution in Shallow Subways

  • A. M. Krasyuk
  • I. V. LuginEmail author
  • S. A. Pavlov
Mine Aerodynamics


The authors inform on the results of mathematical modeling of shallow tunnel ventilation air distribution, indicate air flows at the underground station platforms due to the plunger effect of moving trains, and analyze air circulation generated nearby the stations when trains approach or pull out.

Key words

Subway tunnel ventilation plunger effect air distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MiningSiberian Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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