Exchange of gas in external air into a linearly compliant lung with calculation of inhaled gas concentration in lung over a series of breaths.
Model number: 0003
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Most of the code for this model is identical to the code in OneAlvLung. The parts that are different are the additional code for calculating a concentration of a substance in the lung and the non-linear compliance which decreases at high and low volumes causing the pressure in the lung to rise or decrease respectively relative to a constant compliance. The verification correctly calculates the concentration once every six seconds when R × Com ≤ 0.5 sec.
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M.G. Levitsky, Pulmonary Physiology, Sixth Edition, McGraw Hill, 2003.
lung, non-linear, compliance, resistance, RC circuit, mechanics, airflow, trachea, tidal volume, positive pressure, ventilation, tutorial
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