Rebreather "standards"

There is a joke line in the tech world, “standards must be very important because there are so many of them.” The is case with rebreathers. Each manufacturer and sometimes each version from the same maker has hoses going to different spots and different ways the gases flow through the unit. University of Rhode Island ocean engineering majors Andrew Valanis and Travis Barao are have been working with computer models for over six months to find the most efficient ways to build a rebreather and create standard. more…