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Convection, Diffusion and Their Interaction in the Bronchial Tree

  • H. K. Chang
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 227)

Abstract

Oxygen transfer from the ambiance to the gas exchange units of the lung takes place in the bronchial tree. In this asymmetrically multi-generation conduit, the inspired gas meets the resident gas and mixing occurs.

Keywords

Molecular Diffusion Peclet Number Radial Diffusion Bronchial Tree Left Main Bronchus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. K. Chang
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  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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