The Recreational Dive Planner is designed specifically for plan- ning recreational (no decompression) dives on air only. Do not at- tempt to use it for planning. The purpose of the Recreational Dive Planner is to make all dives no decompression dives. Proper plan- ning assures that all dives, single or repetitive , are. Both the PADI Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) and the PADI Wheel are slower compartments is that the recreational diver can now earn much longer.
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Dive Theory - The Recreational Dive Planner (RDP). You have got a shiny new Dive Computer so you can skip this step, erm no you can't, you need to know this . Does anyone know where I can get a pdf or other similar downloadable copy of a Recreational Dive Planner? I'm giving a report for class in a. Reading Dive Tables: How to read a PADI Recreational Dive Planner If you've ever wondered what the hardest part of scuba diving is - this is it. And I'll give.
At 40 feet, '45' minutes does not exist, so we use '48' feet instead. This table does not apply to dives above ft say a lake dive. This table does not apply to rebreathers -- which is really not recreational diving anyway: P Follow S.
Each successive dive should be shallower than the last. If you plan on flying, wait at base level for at least 12 hours to avoid decompression sickness. Never EVER hold your breath while breathing compressed air. Always dive with a buddy, and don't forget to check both octopus-rigs secondary regulator. Touch Coral - it dies.
It is as simple as that. There are special circumstances for dives in groups W, X, Y, and Z. Get certified to learn why it is important to know these thing: P We're always warned: This is dangerous as Skirmishmonkey says.
Learning to dive is not something to take lightly and learn from someone whose qualifications are unknown. You should only learn to dive from a trained professional. Reply 3 years ago on Introduction. Yes, you should be trained and certified by a professional; but taking information from people is ridiculous.
I'm using this post as a reference and memory refresher right now although I've taken the course. The information should be reviewed for accuracy, yes - but not removed. I still use the PADI Dive tables but totally agree that you need to have a good standard of tuition to enable you to understand the tables and work with them properly. Make sure you have proper training prior to using the tables so you really know what you are doing.
For those that are at a proficient standard and use the tables regularly i found a good copy of the PADI Dive tables at this blog: Instructables should remove this post as some of the information contained herein is dangerous to the point that it could kill someone. For example you say, that plan your dive and decompression sickness won't happen. You neglect to mention that it can happen even if the dive is planned and adhered to.
In cases where the diver is dehydrated, ill, cold, overweight, etc. You also leave yourself open to litigation if someone reads your 'ible and then has a diving incident because they learned the RDP based on the information herein.
If anyone wants to learn to dive, then please learn with a reputable dive professional, not something you read on the internet. In fact PADI has a policy of suing anybody who attempts to teach it's method including dive tables without the proper instructor level certification.
You said, "steel tanks are now obsolete. Steel tanks are great to use, especially when diving with a lot of neoprene. In cold water, for example, you want extra those extra ml of insulation.
The negative buoyancy of the steel tanks means you don't have to carry as much lead. This is a good thing. Reply 8 years ago on Introduction.
Reply 9 years ago on Introduction. Yeah, I've been meaning to edit that someone sent me an eMail a while back: It's some scary stuff compared to modern designs: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii. Retrieved Tarrytown, NY: Diving decompression. Decompression diving Decompression equipment Decompression practice Decompression theory Equivalent air depth Equivalent narcotic depth History of decompression research and development Maximum operating depth Physiology of decompression Uncontrolled decompression.
Deep diving Professional diving Recreational diving Saturation diving Scuba diving Technical diving Underwater diving. Decompression sickness Diving chamber Hyperbaric medicine Hyperbaric treatment schedules In-water recompression. Pyle stop Ratio decompression. Last night I could have sworn I had stumbled across a program that gave you dive table calculations on a PDA, and I totally can't remember where I saw it I wish I grabbed it while I was there!
Oh well Gotta have those nerd fishing stories! Spectre , Apr 17, You must log in or sign up to reply here.
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MNScuba , Apr 15, Lamprey , Apr 15, For example you say, that plan your dive and decompression sickness won't happen. I'm using this post as a reference and memory refresher right now although I've taken the course.
Just fixing a typo that might be confusing to someone just learning about this: Spectre , Apr 17,