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Alleviation of Safety Measures in Underground Coal Mines Using Wireless Sensor Network: A Survey

  • Raghunath RoutEmail author
  • Jitendra Pramanik
  • Sameer Kumar Das
  • Abhaya Kumar Samal
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1101)

Abstract

Mining is one of the oldest endeavors regarded of mankind along with agriculture. To ensure personal safety of miners and maximizing the mining process improvements in safety measures is a must. Also wireless sensor networks play a vital role for monitoring the mining environment. This paper describes a survey of the improvements in safety measures in underground coal mines using the wireless sensor network finding the unexplored areas which needs improvement. To ensure quick rescue of miner’s, ground station plays a vital role. In view of all the safety measures taken together with the development of technology it is feasible to apply some of the technologies with modifications. This paper surveys the need for extended research in wireless sensor network and applications to monitor the UG mine environment effectively.

Keywords

Underground mining Sensor system Sensor node 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raghunath Rout
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jitendra Pramanik
    • 2
  • Sameer Kumar Das
    • 3
  • Abhaya Kumar Samal
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of CSEDRIEMS Autonomous Engineering CollegeCuttackIndia
  2. 2.Centurion University of Technology and ManagementBhubaneswarIndia
  3. 3.Department of CSEArihant Junior CollegeGanjamIndia
  4. 4.Department of CSETrident Academy of TechnologyBhubaneswarIndia

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