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