decompression table

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decompression table

[dē·kəm′presh·ən ‚tā·bəl]
(engineering)
A diving guide that lists ascent rates and breathing mixtures to provide safe pressure reduction to atmospheric pressure after a dive.
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Pursuant to Article 77 of the Public Procurement Code, it is a market orders on the supply of seven types of dive tables.
it felt like cramming for a test in college, but now my study-mate was my own son -- and he was figuring out the dive tables faster than i could.
The practice book is beneficial in understanding how to actually figure out this information, and the DVD section on the dive tables is outstanding.
Some divers copy parts of the dive tables onto a waterproof slate, taking into account possible variations to their planned dive.
Also, a better familiarization with the dive tables would have clued the diver into the fact that a 50-foot decompression stop was quite unusual for her dive profile.
And you spend your nondiving hours lounging on the white-powder beach or sipping a Jamaican Red Stripe beer at the thatched bar by the pools instead of studying dive tables in a classroom.
The coroner was going to close down the industry but they were given an option of adopting the standard dive tables or allow me to investigate the industry and advise on ways of modifying the dive practice.
Trainees also learn about decompression, dive tables and physics.
Prerequisites for the pool and lecture sessions include having a mask, boots, fins, a snorkel, a textbook, a logbook, dive tables and instructional videos.
Before we can answer these questions we should review two related topics: DCS and the dive tables.
This training focused on chamber operations, decompression procedures and dive tables.
The dive tables dictate how long you can safely stay at various depths.