PADI IDC Revision – RDP

Because the human body absorbs and releases nitrogen at different rates, decompression models use theoretical ……………………..?


The speed that compartments absorb or release nitrogen in called?

Half Times

What is the minimum surface interval if you find yourself in pressure group WX, Y or Z

Pressure Group W or X = 1 hour

Pressure Group Y or X = 3 hours

How many compartments are used in the design of the PADI RDP?

14 Compartments

What are the benefits of the RDP having a faster “gas washout” tissue than other dive tables?

There are two benefits:   One is shorter surface intervals, and the Second is longer repetitive dives.

What is the Flying after diving recommendation for repetitive diving within the no decompression limits?  

A minimum preflight surface interval of greater than 18 hours is suggested

What is the half time of the washout tissue used in the surface interval credit table for the RDP?

a 60 min half time is used for the RDP washout tissue

Are the pressure group designations on the RDP interchangeable with other dive tables?  

No they are not interchangeable with other dive tables. 

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