This model represents a bifurcating compliant bronchiole with two compliant alveoli.
Model number: 0124
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This model represents a bifurcating compliant bronchiole with two compliant alveoli. The resistance offered by bronchial wall to the flow of air is represented by the resistor in the electrical circuit. The compliance of the bronchiole is represented by the capacitor. All three bronchi have separate compliances which are represented by three individual capacitors. The alveolar sac compliance is repsented by a capcitor. The alveolar sac changes its volume as a function of inlet flow or pressure.
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K. R. Lutchen and G. M. Saidel, Estimation of mechanical parameters in multicompartment models applied to normal and obstructed lungs during tidal breathing, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., vol. BME-33, no. 9, pp. 878-887, Sept. 1986. Biomechanics by Y.C. Fung (Text Book)
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