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pressure vessel

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(Chemistry) engineering a vessel designed for containing substances, reactions, etc, at pressures above atmospheric pressure
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It is a small office-type structure that can hold about eight trainees and instead of reducing pressure to emulate 25,000 feet MSL as do the full-on pressure chambers, it replaces much of the oxygen in the air with inert nitrogen to simulate 29,000 feet MSL with respect to available oxygen in the air.
The 36-metre-long diving support vessel with a speed of 17 knots (32km / h) has four pressure chambers on board.
She explores topics such as the anatomy of plants, pressure chambers, the stress-degree-day concept and much more.
The unit has special pressure chambers to decontaminate waste and its own lab for tests.
The full regime also involves putting on a rubber suit filled with400 tiny pressure chambers which are said to help massage away cellulite.
Meyer developed both postive and negative pressure chambers, finally combining them in his 'Universal Negative Pressure Chamber'.
Although it is possible to simulate low oxygen levels in specially designed, low pressure chambers, studies are very expensive and can produce variable results.
The three specialists had worked on the hospital's trials into the controversial CNEP treatment - negative pressure chambers used in the early 1990s to try to help sick, premature babies breathe without the need for traditional ventilation.
From May 5 to June 4, the suspected SARS patients in Taiwan were placed in negative pressure chambers, when available, as soon as they were diagnosed.
Experiments in my laboratory and elsewhere have shown that vent animals collected from these and other sites survive for months in pressure chambers, even with periodic depressurization and repressurization to clean chambers or remove specimens.