1967-02-01

Habitable Atmospheres for Undersea Craft 670534

Highly complex mixtures of organic vapor pollutants are found in the atmospheres of both nuclear submarines and SeaLab II. There are continuing sources of these and they must be removed by proper use of activated carbon or by catalytic burning. In both craft the concentration of methane increases with time because it is not removed easily and there are continuing sources. Tobacco smoking in submarines generates large quantities of carbon monoxide which is catalytically burned. Its presence in significant quantities in SeaLab II is not fully explained. The low oxygen concentration in SeaLab precludes fires.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X