NAVY - BUMED P-5010-3
CHAPTER 3 VENTILATION AND THERMAL STRESS ASHORE AND AFLOAT NAVMED
|Publication Date:||1 January 1988|
Purpose. (1) The purpose of this chapter is to provide information on the fundamentals of heating, ventilating and cooling, and to describe the physical and physiological measurements which must be made ashore and afloat in order to assess the effects of hot and cold atmospheric conditions on personnel.
(2) Engineering aspects which relate to heating, ventilation and cooling design in shipboard situations come under the cognizance of the Naval Sea Systems Command; those applying to shore establishments are handled by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. Health standards governing these installations are promulgated by the Naval Medical Command. In order to protect the health and well-being of all personnel, it is important to be familiar with the fundamental principles involved in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning as they apply to the human.