Date of Award

Spring 5-7-1954

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering


Mining Engineering

First Advisor

Professor Koehler S. Stout


For many years the problem of removing dust particles while drilling dry has confronted the mining and construction industries. In areas where water is not available, rock drilling is still being done under hazardous dust conditions. It was in an attempt to find a partial solution to this problem that the material contained in this report was compounded.