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Ventilation lumped parameter model schematics.

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posted on 2019-06-17, 17:25 authored by David Hasler, Pinelopi Anagnostopoulou, Sylvia Nyilas, Philipp Latzin, Johannes Schittny, Dominik Obrist

(a) Network of pipe- and trumpet-like elements used for the upper and lower airways, respectively. (b) Corresponding lumped parameter model composed of resistances for the conducting airways Rij and for the trumpet lobule Rlb and compliance elements which relate the trans-lobular pressure to the volume of the trumpet lobule Vlb(t) (see Eq 7).