Shell script for NITROX calculations

The following script was developed for providing quick calculations over NITROX diving. It provides an interactive menu for the following calculations:

1 – Maximum Operational Depth (MOD)
2 – Operational Depth (OD)
3 – Best mix
4 – Equivelant Air Depth (EAD)
5 – Nitrogen percentage compared to Air
6 – Oxygen partial pressure (PO2)
7 – Central Nervous Systems Toxicity (CNS)
8 – Absolute pressure

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# Copyright (C) 2011  Panagiotis Kritikakos <panoskrt@gmail.com>           #
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#!/bin/bash

disclaimer()
{
echo "
=======================================================
Every individual diver is responsible for planning
and conducting dives using SCUBA equipment up to the
trained and certified qualification he or she holds.

The creator of this program does not have any
responsibility for symptoms of Decompressions Sickness
when the suggested values of this program are used
for conducting a dive.
========================================================
"
}
mod(){
   echo -n "NITROX mix: "; read mix
   MOD=`echo "scale=2; (((1.6/$mix)*10)*100)-10" | bc`
   echo " MOD for $mix NITROX: $MOD"
}

od(){
   echo -n "NITROX mix: "; read mix
   OD=`echo "scale=3; (((1.4/$mix)*10)*100)-10" | bc`
   echo " OD for $mix NITROX: $OD"
}

bestmix(){
   echo -n " Depth: "; read depth
   BESTMIX4=`echo "scale=2; 1.4/(($depth/10)+1)" | bc`
   BESTMIX6=`echo "scale=2; 1.6/(($depth/10)+1)" | bc`
   echo " Best mix for 1.4 PO2: $BESTMIX4"
   echo " Best mix for 1.6 PO2: $BESTMIX6"
}

ead(){
   echo -n " Depth: "; read depth
   echo -n " NITROX: "; read nitrox
   EAD=`echo "scale=2; ((((1-($nitrox/100))*4)/0.79)-1)*10" | bc`
   echo " EAD for $depth MSW and NITROX $nitrox: $EAD"
}

compare(){
   echo -n " NITROX: "; read nitrox
   EQU=`echo "scale=2; 100-(((1-($nitrox/100))/0.79)*100)" | bc`
   echo " ${EQU}% less nitrogen"
}

po2(){
   echo -n " Depth: "; read depth
   echo -n " NITROX: "; read nitrox
   PO2=`echo "scale=2; (($depth+10)/10)*($nitrox/100)" | bc`
   echo " PO2 at $depth MSW for NITROX $nitrox: $PO2 ATM"
}

cns(){
   echo -n " PO2 [1.4, 1.5, 1.6]: "; read po2
   echo -n " Duration: "; read duration
   if [ "$po2" == "1.4" ]; then
      CNS=`echo "scale=2; ($duration/150)*100" | bc`
   elif [ "$po2" == "1.5" ]; then
      CNS=`echo "scale=2; ($duration/120)*100" | bc`
   elif [ "$po2" == "1.6" ]; then
      CNS=`echo "scale=2; ($duration/45)*100" | bc`
   else
      echo " Choose between 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6 PO2"
      exit 1
   fi
   echo " CNS for $duration minutes and $po2 PO2: ${CNS}%"
}

absolute(){
   echo -n " Depth: "; read depth
   ABS=`echo "scale=2; (($depth/10)+1)" | bc`
   echo " Absolute pressure at depth of $depth MSW: $ABS ATM"
}

echo " 1 - Maximum Operational Depth (MOD)"
echo " 2 - Operational Depth (OD)"
echo " 3 - Best mix"
echo " 4 - Equivelant Air Depth (EAD)"
echo " 5 - Nitrogen percentage compared to Air"
echo " 6 - Oxygen partial pressure (PO2)"
echo " 7 - Central Nervous Systems Toxicity (CNS)"
echo " 8 - Absolute pressure"
echo
echo -n " Function: "; read option
disclaimer
case "$option" in
	1)
	  mod
	  ;;
	2)
	  od
	  ;;
	3)
	  bestmix
	  ;;
	4)
	  ead
	  ;;
	5)
	  compare
	  ;;
	6)
	  po2
	  ;;
	7)
	  cns
	  ;;
	8)
	  absolute
	  ;;
	*)
	  echo " Please choose a valid option from the menu"
	  exit 1
esac

HPC-Europa2 Virtual Cluster liveDVD – milestone 5

The fifth release of the HPC-Europa2 Virtual Cluster liveDVD is available (milestone 5) for download:

CINCENA (ITA) - http://www.hpc-europa.eu/files/iso/milestone5.iso.gz
EPCC (UK) - http://hpce2jra2.epcc.ed.ac.uk/milestone5.iso.gz

Release Note for Milestone 5
============================
The Virtual Cluster liveDVD:
* provides tools and libraries that are installed and used at the partner sites.
* emulates the environment of the platforms available at HPC-Europa centers.
* allows hands-on building of a virtual cluster.

The liveDVD contains training and dissemination material published by the HPC-Europa2 project, including material from the partner centers such as slides, video tutorials and example code. Optional access to a source code repository enables the migration of code and data from the Virtual Cluster to the user account created on the HPC-Europa machines.

The liveDVD is based on SliTaz GNU/Linux, a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from a removable media. The file size of the SliTaz GNU/Linux 3.0 ISO image is 29 MB. Hence, it leaves plenty of space for adding tools, libraries and training material into this liveDVD. The SliTaz system is quick, responsive, and clean. A lightweight and elegant desktop is included as well in the 29MB ISO image.

The milestone 5 ISO images has roughly the size of 3.7 GB including several tools and libraries, as well as training material.

Since the previous release (milestone 4), existing packages have been updated, such as:

* Open MPI to version 1.5.4
* Midori with flash support
* Firefox to version 7.0.1

In addition, this release has added a new package to support EVO (http://evo.caltech.edu/)

System Requirements
===================
* A laptop or computing with a DVD drive.
* Intel or AMD processor with a hardware virtualization support when using KVM and libvirt. Otherwise, this liveDVD can be run under VirtualBox or VMware or similar.

Known Issues
============
* Totalview requires a license file, which is no included, in order to work.
For requiring a demo license visit:
http://www.roguewave.com/products/totalview-family/totalview.aspx
* On a MacBook Pro laptop, the mousepad does not work. Need to use an USB mouse
* Resizing video screen on VLC causes an unexpected exit of the program.
* VLC has no sound for viewing mkv videos.
* VLC cannot stream files or view incoming streams.
* Flash cannot be viewed under Firefox. Use Midori instead.

Acknowledgement
===============
This work was carried out under the HPC-EUROPA2 project (project number: 228398),
with the support of the European Community – Research Infrastructure Action of the FP7.