Report on Use of Helium Oxygen Mixtures for Diving.

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Title: Report on Use of Helium Oxygen Mixtures for Diving.
Author: Momsen, C
Abstract: Topics include: General discussion of the development of the project; Example of computation of a decompression table for use with helium-oxygen diving; Helium decompression tables up to 450 feet; Instructions for mixing helium and oxygen for use in diving; Instructions for using helium-oxygen gas mixtures for diving; Influence of exercise on decompression requirements; The treatment of compressed air illness utilizing oxygen; Respiratory resistance, oil-water solubility, and mental effects of argon, compared with helium and nitrogen.
Description: Citation Status: Active; Citation Classification: Unclassified; Title Classification: Unclassified; Report Classification: Unclassified; Identifier Classification: Unclassified; Abstract Classification: Unclassified; Distribution Limitation(s): 01 - APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE; Information provided by the Department of Defense and the Defense Technical Information Center ( is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
Date: 1942

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