June 2022
Volume 74    Issue 6

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) in underground coal mines: A literature review and practical considerations

Zhou, Chenming; Reyes, Miguel; Girman, Matthew


This paper is aimed at helping the mining industry to better understand the challenges posed by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and to promote electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in underground coal mines. The paper begins with a review of EMI standards in other industries, then presents some representative examples of EMI instances that have occurred in the mining industry, followed by a literature review of published EMI research in mining and, finally, a discussion on mitigation strategies and practical considerations related to EMI in mining.

Full-text paper:
Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (2022) 39:421–431, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42461-021-00535-3


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