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Effective horsepower, defined  396
Electric Power, applications in submersibles  313
    interference  315
    terminology and general considerations  314
EMERALD STRAITS, M/V  573
Emergencies, avoidance devices and procedures  651
    automatic deballasting  655
    buoys  655
    depth gages  653
    echo sounders  656
    life support monitors  657
    pingers  658
    scanning sonar  655
    surface support/communication systems  558
    transponders  659
    underwater telephones  679
    corrective devices and procedures  659
        equipment jettison  660
        fire control  666
        flood control  666
        high pressure ballast tank blow  660
        inflatable bags  665
        life support failure/toxic gasses  430
        manual deballasting  660
        personnel egress  660
        power loss  669
        pressure hull release  665
        releaseable capsule  665
        trim fluid drop  660
        weight drop  659
    design considerations for:  
        deballasting loss  19
        entanglement  19
        fire and noxious gasses  19
        power loss  19
        tracking loss  19
    devices and procedures, vehicle-by-vehicle  652
    incidents  685
        accidental ballast weight drop  686
        accumulation of sediment  691
        buoy entanglement  686
        collision with bottom  691
        dam inspection  692
        during salvage  694
        electrical fire  690
        entanglement  686
        fish attack  691
        grounding  694
        launch/retrieval  692
        loss of electrical power  689
        loss of routine ballasting  686
        operating in Navel exercise areas  692
        overpowering water currents  692
        sea state  694
        sea water density changes  691
        separation from support craft  690
        underwater collision  686
    surface devices and procedures  670
        anchors  672
        breathing gas expired  672
        flashing light  671
        inflatable hatch trunk  673
        inflatable modules  673
        life rafts  672
        radio signals  671
        radio transceivers  670
        rockets and flares  671
        snorkel  675
        underwater telephone  671
Environmental factors influencing vehicle design  14
    acoustics  15
    ambient light  14
    bottom conditions  16
    conductivity  14
    currents  15
    density  15
    pressure  14
    sea state  15
    temperature  14
Equilibrium, states of  16
Exostructure, defined  263
Experimental Diving Unit  36
External attachments, design considerations  18
External structures  263
    exostructures  263
        design considerations  264
        joining to pressure hull  264
    fairings  265
        advantages vs. disadvantages  265
        purpose  265