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Surfactant, Surface Tension, and Crackling Sound in the Lung.
Global Picture
Specific Picture
Airway Opening
Experimental Data
Time Interval between Measured Crackles Sound
Pressure-Volume Curve (Collapsed Lung)
Numerical Model
Inter-crackle Intervals: results from the model
Clinical Potential
P-V Curve, Experiment vs. Model
Effect of Surface Tension
Free Energy
Summary of P-V Curve Results
PowerPoint Presentation
How to Analyze ? Hypothesis
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Author: Adriano M. Alencar