The gauge reading when you reach bottom will be 1,872.55 psig.

Sample Problem 2. During the survey dive for the operation outlined in Sample Problem 1, the divers determined that the damage will require a simple patch. The

Diving Supervisor elects to use surface-supplied MK 21 equipment. The compressor discharge capacity is 60 cubic feet per minute, and the air temperature on the deck of the ship is 80°F.

Apply the general gas law to determine whether the compressor can deliver the proper volume of air to both the working diver and the standby diver at the operating depth and temperature.

1. Calculate the absolute pressure at depth (P2):

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