A Weighty Matter

The average person probably does not think about the weight of water.  That average person is not like you and hold that coveted scuba diving certification.  Have that understanding that water plays a critical role in what happens to our body while diving. Sure, we learned that a cubic foot of freshwater...

Who is this Archimedes Guy and what does he mean to Me?

Do you happen to remember this statement; “An object wholly or partially immersed in liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object” That is Archimedes Principle; it is also one of the more important principles in diving.  As scuba divers here in the Northwest...

Dalton’s Law

Most people or scuba divers do not know who or what Dalton’s Law is.  Those that have gone through some technical diving or military training, you have heard of this law.  What it states is that the pressure of a gas is made up of of the partial pressures of the gases contained within.  It will also go...