Accession Number:

AD0728758

Title:

Report on Use of Helium Oxygen Mixtures for Diving

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Sep 1937-1 Apr 1939

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1942-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE