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Published by Libraries Board of South Australia in Adelaide .
Written in English


  • Decompression sickness.

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Statementby B. A. Hills.
SeriesOccasional papers in physiology, no. 1
ContributionsLibraries Board of South Australia.
LC ClassificationsQP99.3.G3 H54
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various paging)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5661340M
LC Control Number68109107

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A thermodynamic and kinetic approach to decompression sickness. By Brian Andrew Hills. Abstract [Typescript] + 22 leaves: 5 app'xes, page, contents and abstract only. The complete thesis in print form is available from the University (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Author: Brian Andrew Hills. Decompression sickness is such a disorder. It is provoked by our ability to change the pressure and chemical composition of the gases we breathe. One procedure for complete prevention of decompression sickness is therefore to not venture outside the limits of air composition and partial pressures normally encountered on the surface of the earth.   Journals & Books; Help Download full Basic Facts, Medical Research Council Report UPS , London. Hills, B.A., , A Thermodynamic and Kinetic Approach to Decompression Sickness, Library Board of South Australia, Adelaide. Hills, B.A., , Decompression Sickness, John Wiley and Sons, New York. B.A. HillsA Thermodynamic and Kinetic Cited by: 8.   The purpose of this paper is to examine the concepts used by various investigators in computing prophylactic decompression schedules. These concepts are discussed under three main headings: (1) body tissue gas transfer, (2) body tissue models, and (3) ascent each of these headings a general model can be hypothesized.

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  A thermodynamic and kinetic approach to decompression sickness. Thesis, University of Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia. Hills, B.A. and D.H. LeMessurier (). Unsaturation in living tissue relative to the pressure and composition of inhaled gas and its significance in decompression theory.   The present study was undertaken to test a range of gases with widely differing physical properties to determine whether they displayed any regular pattern of characteristics during decompression procedures. If, for example, the solubility of gases in a particular tissue is the major factor in determining the appearance of decompression sickness, the order of potencies of various . Yes. the Kinetic Product will still form faster but in this case there will be enough energy to form the thermodynamic product because the thermodynamic product is still more stable. 3. The 1,4- product is more thermodynamically stable because there are two alkyl groups on each side of the double bond. A thermodynamic and kinetic approach to decompression sickness, by B. A. Hills Effects of decompression on operator performance [electronic resource] / William F. O'Connor, George E.