Medical and biological engineering

, Volume 14, Issue 5, pp 545–547 | Cite as

A simple sulphur-dioxide meter

  • J. C. M. Wise
  • A. Davies


A simple sulphur-dioxide meter is described which has been used in a study of experimental respiratory pathology. The method is based on the changes in electrical conductivity produced by the reaction of sulphur dioxide with a solution of hydrogen peroxide.


Experimental pathology Sulphur-dioxide meter 


On décrit un simple appareil de mesure à l'anhydride sulfureux qui a été utilisé pour une étude de la pathologie respiratoire expérimentale. Cette méthode est basée sur les modifications de la conductivité électrique provoquées par la réaction de l'anhydride sulfureux avec une solution d'eau oxygénée.


Es wird ein einfaches Gerät zum Messen von Schwefeldioxid beschrieben, das zu einer Untersuchung der experimentellen Atmungspathologie eingesetzt wurde. Das Verfahren fu\t auf Änderungen in der elektrischen Leitfähigkeit, die durch die Reaktion des Schwefeldioxids min einer Lösung des Wasserstoffsuperoxids entsteht.


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© International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. M. Wise
    • 1
  • A. Davies
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologySt. Georgés Hospital Medical SchoolLondon

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