Control of decompression by analogue computer.

Show simple item record Stubbs, RA Kidd, DJ 2007-08-17T01:42:40Z 2007-08-17T01:42:40Z 1965
dc.identifier.citation Stubbs and Kidd. Control of decompression by analogue computer. Canadian Institute of Aviation Medicine Report 65-RD-8. en
dc.identifier.issn 65-RD-8
dc.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 Defence R&D Canada ( is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. en
dc.description.abstract The control of decompression in man using pneumatic analogue computers is described with particular emphasis upon random and repetitive diving on compressed air. The computers, designed as an integral part of a diving system, provide visual information to carry out a continuous ascent profile. The flexibility and reliability of pneumatic analogue computers in series and parallel configuration during 1330 dives over a wide range of depths and times is illustrated. Further experience in the management of decompression sickness supports the regime using 100% oxygen at low pressure, devised by Workman. en
dc.description.sponsorship DCIEM en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject DIVING en
dc.subject DIVER EQUIPMENT en
dc.subject DECOMPRESSION en
dc.subject computer en
dc.subject pneumatic analogue decompression computer en
dc.subject repetitive diving en
dc.title Control of decompression by analogue computer. en
dc.type Technical Report en

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