Scuba Physics

Buoyancy and Gas Laws

Buoyancy
Understanding Archimedes Principle.

Intro to Gas Theory
A basic overview - good starting point.

Intro to Boyle's Law
Starting with Boyle's Basics.

Advanced Boyle's Law
A more advanced look at Boyle's Law... Have your calculator handy!

Surface Air Consumption Rate
A look at how Boyle's Law affects the amount of air we use at varying depths.

Charles' Law
How temperature affects volumes and pressures of gasses.

Dalton's Law
A look at partial pressures of gasses - primairly nitrogen and oxygen.


Java Pressure / Volume Calculator

This Java Script Calculator uses Boyle's Law to calculate volume changes with depth.



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