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Diving physics

Dalton's law and diving
Dalton's law refers to the effects which partial pressure might have on divers.
How do water and pressure work while diving?
Pressure is a main concept regarding diving, and all those who practice this activity should be familiar with it and the way it affects them.
Oxygen and human metabolism
Oxygen is one of the main worries, if not the main, which divers have once they decide to go into the water.
Sea life depending on water and light
The co-relation between water and light and how the last affects the first causes a variation in the kind of sea life which a diver might be able to enjoy while practicing the sport.
Underwater vision while diving
There are several aspects regarding vision and underwater vision which divers must take into account at the time of practicing the sport.
What is decompression all about?
Decompression is necessary whenever a diver wishes to dive in depths which go under the 130 feet.
Henry's law and divers
William Henry, around 1800 found out and stated that there is a proportional equivalence between the mass of a gas which dissolves in a volume of liquid and the pressure of the gas.
Nitrogen and its effects on divers
There is a condition called nitrogen narcosis which can occur to divers who breathe compressed air and it is important that they are aware of it.
Partial pressure and diving
Partial pressure in diving is a factor which depends on the behavior of different factors in the water.
The relation of water and sound while diving
When we are diving, there are several changes in the way we perceive and sense what surrounds us.
What does Boyle's law cause on divers?
By definition, Boyle's law says that while the pressure on a given mass of gas increases, the volume will decrease.

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