A variable-opening mechanical larynx for use in aerosol deposition studies

J L Gurman, R B Schlesinger, M Lippmann
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 1980, 41 (9): 678-80
The realistic study of article deposition in model systems of the tracheobronchial tree requires that respiratory patterns and airflow profiles mimic those occurring in vivo. This paper describes a variable-opening mechanical larynx which was designed for use in deposition studies performed under cyclic flow conditions.

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