Numerical Simulation of Fluid–Structure Interaction in Human Phonation: Verification of Structure Part

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 76)


A high order finite-difference method has been developed to model fluid–structure interaction during phonation in the human larynx. The motion of the vocal folds is obtained by solving the elastic equations while the airflow is modeled by solving the compressible Navier–Stokes equations. In this paper, we address the problem of obtaining time-stable solutions for the linear elastic equations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Energy and Process Engineering (EPT)Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)TrondheimNorway

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