6h 40m


1. CO2 absorbent duration is based upon a comfortable work rate (0.8-knot swimming speed).

17- Effect of Cold Water Immersion on Flask Pressure. Immersion in cold water will reduce the flask pressure and actual cubic feet (acf) of gas available for the diver, in accordance with Charles'/Gay-Lussac's gas law. Based upon direct measurement, available data, or experience, the coldest temperature expected during the dive is used.

17- Calculating Gas Endurance. Combining these factors produces the formula for MK 16 gas endurance:

MK 16 gas endurance = T

FV x

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