Dynamic error correction of methane sensor

Beata Krupanek, Ryszard Bogacz


Coal mine methane is a term given to the methane gas produced or emitted in association with coal mining activities either from the coal seam itself or from other gassy formations underground. The primary reason for measuring methane  is to improve the safety of the mines. In recent years, there have been many fatalities in underground coal mine explosions in which methane was a contributing factor. The rapid detection of methane is very important from the point of view of safety of mine workers. This paper presents a concept of fast methane detection by reconstituting its concentration in dynamic states.

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