Accession Number : ADA181089
Title : A Study of Passenger Workload as Related to Protective Breathing Requirements.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF AVIATION MEDICINE
Personal Author(s) : Higgins,E A ; Saldivar,J T ; Lyne,P J ; Funkhouser,G E
PDF Url : ADA181089
Report Date : Mar 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 75
Abstract : This study was undertaken to evaluate workloads, oxygen consumption, carbon dioxide production and respiratory exchange rates for passengers during an emergency aircraft evacuation. This was accomplished in an effort to formulate possible qualification standards for a passenger protective breathing device intended to protect from smoke and fumes. Keywords: Aircraft safety.
Descriptors : *AVIATION SAFETY, *EMERGENCIES, *BREATHING APPARATUS, *PASSENGERS, AIRCRAFT, CARBON DIOXIDE, EVACUATION, GAS EXCHANGE(BIOLOGY), OXYGEN CONSUMPTION, PRODUCTION, PROTECTION, QUALIFICATIONS, RATES, REQUIREMENTS, RESPIRATION, STANDARDS, WORKLOAD, BREATHING MASKS
Subject Categories : Commercial and General Aviation
Life Support Systems
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE