A Self-Contained, Oxygen-Rebreathing Apparatus For Shallow Water Diving and Rescue: Design Characteristics of Improved LARU

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A Self-Contained, Oxygen-Rebreathing Apparatus For Shallow Water Diving and Rescue: Design Characteristics of Improved LARU

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dc.contributor.author Lambertsen, CJ en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-05T04:30:12Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-05T04:30:12Z
dc.date.issued en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lambertsen, C.J. A Self-Contained, Oxygen-Rebreathing Apparatus For Shallow Water Diving and Rescue: Design Characteristics of Improved LARU. en_US
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dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/10941
dc.description The items forming the Rubicon Research Repository Christian J. Lambertsen collection are generously donated by the Lambertsen Family. All items in this collection are released through Creative Commons Attribution + Noncommercial + ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) licenses in an attempt to encourage the use of these works to further scientific understanding of physiology. en_US
dc.description.abstract The major improvements made over the original World War II Lambertsen (SCUBA) (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) include: improved comfort of face mask, increased vision, decreased mask dead space, increased operating duration, automatic control of neutral buoyance, use of more suitable materials for fungus and fire resistance, decreased resistance to breathing, increased efficency of carbon dioxide absorption, improved emergency surface floatation characteristics, decreased weight and ability of equipment to be readily converted for use as an air-hose supplied apparatus or as an open-circuit air breathing apparatus. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Lambertsen en_US
dc.subject LARU 20 en_US
dc.subject design characteristics en_US
dc.subject LARU construction en_US
dc.subject apparatus description en_US
dc.title A Self-Contained, Oxygen-Rebreathing Apparatus For Shallow Water Diving and Rescue: Design Characteristics of Improved LARU en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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