Accession Number:

ADA371266

Title:

Measurement of Lung Vibration from Low Frequency Underwater Sound in an Animal Model and Divers Using NIVAMS

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 97-Oct 99

Corporate Author:

GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

152.0

Abstract:

This report contains a description of an investigation of the physiological effects of underwater low frequency sound. The work described includes the design, fabrication, and testing of a travelling wave tube for the controlled insonification of small animals under representative conditions. It also contains a description of an experiment conducted on divers in a hyperbaric chamber to determine the frequency response of the human lung and the effects of depth on this frequency response.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE