CONTROL OF THE CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF THE SUBMARINE ATMOSPHERE
NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL CENTER GROTON CT
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The Author presents a summary of the current principles and methods used to monitor and control the chemical constituents of nuclear submarine atmospheres. The paper includes discussion of applicable gas laws, units of measure, oxygen supply, CO2 removal, removal of gaseous and particulate contaminants. The principles of operation of the atmosphere analyzer, portable gas analyzers, COH2 burner, electrostatic precipitator, and carbon filtration are discussed. This classified monograph is of interest to all concered with closed space atmospheric control, and of especial interest to the submariner.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Submarine Engineering
- Life Support Systems