US Navy Scuba Diving Manual

Navy divers

This scuba diving manual was developed by the US Navy. It contains a lot of very useful information about scuba diving theory and practice, but it cannot replace solid training. In doubt follow the instructions that you received during your scuba diving training instead of information contained in this manual.

 

Contents



We are still building this section, so some chapters are not available yet.

01 History of Diving
02 Underwater Physics
03 Underwater Physiology
04 Dive Systems
05 Dive Program Administration
06 Operational Planning
07 Scuba Air Diving Operations
08 Surface-Supplied Air Diving Operations
09 Air Decompression
10 Nitrogen-Oxygen Diving Operations
11 Ice and Cold Water Diving Operations
12 Mixed-Gas Diving Theory
13 Mixed-Gas Operational Planning
14 Surface-Supplied Mixed-Gas Diving Procedures
15 Saturation Diving
16 Breathing Gas Mixing Procedures
17 Closed-Circuit Mixed-Gas UBA Diving
18 Closed-Circuit Oxygen UBA Diving
19 Diving Disorders Not Requiring Recompression Therapy
20 Diving Disorders Requiring Recompression Therapy
21 Recompression Therapy
22 Recompression Chamber Operation

Appendix: Safe Diving Distances from Transmitting Sonar
Appendix: References

Appendix: Telephone Numbers
Appendix: List of Acronyms
Appendix: Neurological Examination
Appendix: First Aid
Appendix: Dangerous Marine Animals


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