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Research And Development Of A Liquid-Gas Contactor For Photosynthetic Gas Exchangers

Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-101
Author: Wallman, H.
Author: Dodson, J. L.
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Groton CT Electric Boat Div
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-09
Pages: 43
Contract: AF 33(616)-8008
Project: 7164
Task: 716403
AD Number: AD0290349

Abstract:
A study was conducted to design, fabricate, and test a liquid-gas contactor and liquid-gas separator system capable of operation as a photosynthetic gas exchanger. The system is designed to handle the oxygen requirements of one man and to be capable of operation under weightless conditions. The gas exchange system consists of four major components: (1) a multi-pass light chamber, (2) an agitated liquid-gas contactor, (3) a centrifugal liquid-gas separator, and (4) an instrument console. It was demonstrated that this system has the capability of supporting one man under normal gravity and should be capable of operation under weightless conditions.


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Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
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