Sea Testing of Divers' Air Hose and Comparison to Analytical Results.
Final rept. Jun 69-Jun 70,
NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF
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Data from sea tests performed on 12-inch and 38-inch I.D. divers hose were compared to and found agreeable with the results of an analytical model of air flow in a divers hose. Assured of the validity of the analytical model, peak air flow rates were analyzed in 38-inch I.D. hose and found not near choked flow conditions. It was concluded that 38-inch I.D. air hose could supply enough air to support a hard working diver at a 300-ft depth however, with increasing depths, there is a requirement for increased input air pressure. Author
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