Background Gas Effects on Infra-Red Analysis of Carbon Dioxide.

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Background Gas Effects on Infra-Red Analysis of Carbon Dioxide.

Show simple item record Corcoran Jr, PJ Lanphier, EH Blodgett Jr, JR Smith, JC Nevels, ZJ 2006-11-14T19:10:57Z 2006-11-14T19:10:57Z 1957
dc.identifier.citation AD0782765 en
dc.identifier.govdoc AD0782765
dc.identifier.govdoc NEDU-RR-3-57
dc.description Citation Status: Active; Citation Classification: Unclassified; Title Classification: Unclassified; Report Classification: Unclassified; Identifier Classification: Unclassified; Abstract Classification: Unclassified; Distribution Limitation(s): 01 - APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE; Information provided by the Department of Defense and the Defense Technical Information Center ( is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. en
dc.description.abstract Infra-red carbon dioxide analyzers have been used in many experimental diving unit studies involving a variety of breathing media. Calibration of the instruments has routinely been conducted with mixtures of carbon dioxide in the air. It was recently discovered that this use of an air-CO2 calibration curve could introduce errors when the 'background' of samples being analyzed was a gas other than air. Investigation of the magnitude of errors introduced and of their reproducibility under various conditions was undertaken. It was found that the errors were definite but not large, that valid correction of previous data was possible under most conditions, and that relatively simple procedures would suffice to eliminate this source of error in future work. (Author) en
dc.description.sponsorship US NAVY en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject DIVING en
dc.subject GAS ANALYSIS en
dc.subject carbon dioxide en
dc.subject Infrared equipment en
dc.subject GASES en
dc.subject errors en
dc.subject calibration en
dc.title Background Gas Effects on Infra-Red Analysis of Carbon Dioxide. en
dc.type Technical Report en

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