Title: Improving prediction of aerosol deposition in an idealized mouth using Large-Eddy Simulation
Authors: Matida, Edgar A.
Finlay, Warren H.
Breuer, Michael  
Lange, Carlos F.
Language: en_US
Subject (DDC): DDC - Dewey Decimal Classification::000 Informatik, Wissen, Systeme
DDC - Dewey Decimal Classification::500 Naturwissenschaften
DDC - Dewey Decimal Classification::600 Technik
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Liebert
Document Type: Conference Proceedings
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Journal of Aerosol Medicine : Deposition, Clearance, and Effects in the Lung 
Volume: 19
Issue: 3
Page Start: 290
Page End: 300
Publisher Place: New York, NY
Abstract: 
Monodisperse aerosol deposition in an idealized mouth geometry with a relatively small inlet diameter (Din = 3.0 mm) was studied numerically using a standard Large Eddy Simulation (LES). A steady inhalation flow rate of Q = 32.2 L/min was used. Thousands of particles (2.5, 3.7, and 5.0 μm in diameter and ρf = 912.0 kg/m3 density) were released separately in the computational domain and aerosol deposition was determined. The total aerosol deposition results in this idealized mouth were in relatively good agreement when compared with measured data obtained in separate experiments, showing considerable improvement over the standard RANS/EIM (Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes/Eddy Interaction Model) approach. © Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 
URL: https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/33750937946
ISSN: 08942684
DOI: 10.1089/jam.2006.19.290
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