Surfactant effect on single bubble dynamics: This models the dynamic adsorption, desorption, and squeeze-out phenomena of surfactant
Model number: 0197
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This models the dynamic adsorption, desorption, and squeeze-out phenomena of an exogenous pulmonary surfactant (surfactant TA) solution surrounding an oscillating bubble. The influence of the alveolar surface tension on the concentration of the surfactant lining the alveolus can be simulated by this model describing the adsorption/desorption kinetics of a surfactant on a bubble and the change in surface tension generated. The volume of the bubble is driven in a sinusoidal manner.
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Otis et al.; Dynamic surface tension of surfactant TA: experiments and theory. J Appl Physiol 77:2681-2688, 1994. Y.C. Fung; Biomechanics: Mechanical Properties of Living Tissues, Second Edition, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1993, pp16-17
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