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|dc.title||Inspiratory and expiratory flow from collapsible airbags|
|dc.identifier.citation||Low, H.T.,Chew, Y.T.,Teo, J. (1988). Inspiratory and expiratory flow from collapsible airbags. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED 8 : 131-133. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|dc.description.abstract||The pressure-flow relationship in the respiratory system is investigated using a simple experimental model consisting of two collapsible airbags attached to a simulated trachea-bronchus model. The oscillatory pressure and flow during the simulated breathing cycle were determined. It was found that the expiratory flow exhibit characteristics similar to the lung-recoil phenomenon observed clinically. Another interesting feature is that the pressure and flow are almost 180° out of phase. The resistance to flow due to simulated bronchus-obstruction was also determined and related to the clinical measurement of airway resistance based on the body plethysmograph method.|
|dc.contributor.department||MECHANICAL & PRODUCTION ENGINEERING|
|dc.description.sourcetitle||American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED|
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