THE INDISPENSABLE HANDBOOK FOR EVERY DIVER - PART ONE
Book 1 of 2
Current, extensively overhauled edition: Revision 7, Change A (2018).
Significantly improved, clarified, corrected and optimized from the previous edition.
The international standard technical diving reference: authoritative, proven procedures.
Created and trusted by the United States Navy, used by recreational, commercial and military divers around the world.
Contains Volumes 1 - Diving Principles and Policies, and 2 - Air Diving Operations (SCUBA, surface-supplied, and nitrox).
Giant, full-size edition: big 8.5"x11" format means crisp, clear print and illustrations.
Looks great on any diver's bookshelf!
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Since the early 1900s the United States Navy has produced the internationally-recognized bible for all recreational, commercial and military divers.
Now with the new Revision 7 (Change A) the Navy has created the ultimate up-to-date reference book for the diver, covering every imaginable aspect of diving instruction and information in nearly 1,000 pages total (presented in two books).
Easy to read, and as accessible to the novice as it is to the expert, the Diving Manual contains an immense, detailed and deep body of knowledge unavailable elsewhere.
The Manual consists of five volumes, spread over two books:
Book 1 contains:
Volume 1 - Diving Principles and Policies (205 pages, 50 illustrations).
History of Diving - Underwater Physics - Underwater Physiology and Diving Disorders - Dive Systems - Dive Program Administration - Safe Diving Distances from Transmitting Sonar - References - Telephone Numbers - List of Acronyms.
Additionally, the publisher has remastered and redrawn illustrations throughout the Manual for clarity and reading enjoyment, as well as adding icons to cautions and warnings for greater visibility.