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Underwater Research.

Author: E A Drew
Publisher: Oxford : Elsevier Science, 1976.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Drew, E.A.
Underwater Research.
Oxford : Elsevier Science, ©1976
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E A Drew
ISBN: 9780323150316 0323150314
OCLC Number: 843187826
Description: 1 online resource (439 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Underwater Research; Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. Diver Communication; 1. Speech under Normal Conditions in Air; 2. Speech in High Pressure Air; 3. Speech in Saturation (HeO2/P) Diving; 4. SCUBA Speech; 5. Summary; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 2. Hearing in Divers; 1. Introduction; 2. Sound in Water versus Sound in Air; 3. Anatomy of the Ear; 4. Auditory Sensitivity in Air; 5. Auditory Sensitivity in Water; 6. Effects of Pressure on Auditory Sensitivity; 7. Underwater Sound Localization; 8. Programme on Underwater Sound Localization. 9. Some Tentative Theories Concerning Underwater Sound Localization10. Diver Acoustic Navigation; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 3. Improving Underwater Viewing*; 1. Introduction; 2. Short and Long Range Viewing; 3. The Nature of the Problems; 4. The Nature of the Solutions; 5. Light and its Interactions in the Sea; 6. Natural Light in the Sea; 7. Artificial Light Sources; 8. Imaging Receivers; 9. Transmission of a Light Beam through Water; 10. Transmission of an Image through Water; 11. Back Scatter and Light Source/Receiver Geometry. 12. Signal to Noise Ratio, Detectability and Limiting Resolution13. System Performance in Terms of its Components; 14. Calculation of Back Scatter; 15. Geometrical Isolation; 16. Target Scanning Methods; 17. Time Dependent Isolation: Range Gating; 18. Continuous Time Dependent Isolation; 19. Application of Polarizing Filters; 20. Image Processing; 21. Concluding Remarks; References; Appendix; Chapter 4. Depth Estimation by Divers; 1. Introduction; 2. Experiment 1; 3. Experiment 2; 4. Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 5. An Investigation into Colour Vision Underwater. 1. Introduction2. Apparatus; 3. Experimental Procedures; 4. Colour Classification; 5. Results; 6. Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 6. Narcosis and Visual Attention; 1. Method; Result of Discussion; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 7. Diver Performance-Nitrogen Narcosis and Anxiety; 1. Introduction; 2. Methods; 3. Results; 4. Discussion; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 8. Body Temperature Monitoring during Diver Performance Experiments; 1. Introduction; 2. Diving Procedure; 3. Temperature Monitoring; 4. Results; 5. Discussion; Acknowledgements; References. Chapter 9. The Measurement of Respiration at High Ambient Pressures1. Introduction; 2. Review; 3. Methods; 4. The Measurement of Respiration at High Ambient Pressures; References; Chapter 10. The Design of a Lightweight Underwater Habitat; 1. Introduction; 2. The Design; 3. Mooring; 4. The Modular Life Support System; 5. The Fuel Cell; 6. Operation; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 11. The Use of an Underwater Habitat as a Quiet Laboratory for Tests on Diver Hearing; 1. Introduction; 2. Experimental Procedure; 3. Results; 4. Discussion; Acknowledgements; References.

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