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Title: An overview of recent applications of computational modelling in neonatology
Authors: Wrobel, LC
Ginalski, MK
Nowak, AJ
Ingham, DB
Fic, AM
Keywords: Computational Fluid Dynamics
Heat and mass transfer
Neonatology
Incubators
Radiant warmers
Oxygen hoods
Publication Date: 2010
Publisher: The Royal Society
Citation: Philosophical Transactions- Royal Society of London Series a Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences. 368(1920): 2817-2834
Abstract: This paper reviews some of our recent applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to model heat and mass transfer problems in neonatology and investigates the major heat and mass transfer mechanisms taking place in medical devices such as incubators, radiant warmers and oxygen hoods. It is shown that CFD simulations are very flexible tools that can take into account all modes of heat transfer in assisting neonatal care and improving the design of medical devices.
Sponsorship: Brunel Open Access Publishing Fund
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/4301
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2010.0052
ISSN: 1364-503X
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Mechanical Engineering
Brunel OA Publishing Fund

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