Modeling flow-induced collapse in human airways

Olivier Massiot

    Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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    During a normal lung-function test to determine the health state of a human lung, lung airway collapse will occur and limit the outflow at the mouth of a person. The aim of the study is to obtain qualitative and quantitative insight in the flow in, and the deformation of, the elastic tubes that constitute the lungs.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Twente
    • Hoeijmakers, Hendrik Willem Marie, Supervisor
    • de Jongh, Franciscus H.C., Co-Supervisor
    Award date17 Dec 2004
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    Print ISBNs90-365-2103-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2004


    • IR-48240

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