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Oxygen Equipment for Aircraft
- Aerospace Standard
Published December 03, 2012 by SAE International in United States
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This report provides information on the design and use of aircraft oxygen systems. It explains the physiological oxygen requirements of the human body in both a normal environment and in an hypoxic environment.
It includes an overview of the continuous flow, demand and pressure demand, and liquid oxygen systems. A basic understanding of how each system operates is then specifically addressed in its own titled section.
The charts, tables, and schematics provide a specific example of a theoretical oxygen system design and the calculations showing how that system would meet the regulations established by the FAR’s. A comprehensive overview of the theoretical oxygen requirements of the human body at altitude is also provided.
A detailed list of specifications and standards applicable to aircraft oxygen systems is included.
AIR825C is a comprehensive document covering general information on the various types of oxygen equipment and oxygen systems used on aircraft including basic system design information. These requirements and more are covered in greater individual detail by other SAE documents in an AIR825/1 through AIR825/14 document series.
|Aerospace Standard||Oxygen Systems for General Aviation|
|Aerospace Standard||Aircraft Oxygen System Lines, Fabrication, Test, and Installation|
|Aerospace Standard||Effects of Acute Altitude Exposure in Humans: Requirements for Physiological Protection|
Data Sets - Support Documents
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|TABLE 1||The Lung Volumes and Capacities|
|TABLE 4||Summary of Types, Symptoms, Occurrence and Treatment of Decompression Sickness|
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|TABLE 18||High Pressure Cylinders|
|TABLE 19||Lightweight High Pressure Cylinders|
|TABLE 20||Low Pressure Cylinders|
Welcome to the SAE A-10 Aircraft Oxygen Equipment Committee public forum area.The SAE A-10 Aircraft Oxygen Equipment Committee develops standards and practices in the design and information compiled from users, equipment suppliers, aircraft manufacturers, regulatory agencies and medical groups in the aeronautical oxygen field. The A-10 Committee also promotes safety in the aviation oxygen field. It defines the needs and encourages research needed in the area of aviation physiology, as it relates to respiratory functions and oxygen equipment performance.
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