Control of drug aerosol in human airways using electrostatic forces

W. Balachandran, W. Machowski, Elena Gaura, C. Hudson

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

77 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A computer model has been developed for analysing the deposition of inhaled electro-aerosols in human airways. The effect of electrostatic charges on the total aerosol deposition efficiency in the human respiratory tract has been investigated. Based on measured data, a computer prediction can be made of the site of deposition in human airways.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)579-584
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Electrostatics
Volume40-41
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1997
Externally publishedYes
Event8th International Conference on Electrostatics - POITIERS, France
Duration: 4 Jun 19976 Jun 1997

Cite this