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Classical theory of decompression and the design of scuba diving tables

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Baddeley, A and Bassom, AP, Classical theory of decompression and the design of scuba diving tables, The Mathematical Scientist, 36, (2) pp. 1-23. ISSN 0312-3685 (2010) [Refereed Article]

Abstract

We summarise the classical (gas diffusion) theory of decompression, which is an interesting application of elementary differential equations. We show that the derivation of recreational scuba diving tables from this theory is an ill-defined problem in optimisation.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Mathematical Sciences
Research Group:Applied Mathematics
Research Field:Applied Mathematics not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Author:Bassom, AP (Professor Andrew Bassom)
ID Code:105581
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Mathematics and Physics
Deposited On:2016-01-08
Last Modified:2016-07-06
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