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Journal of Thermodynamics
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7546823, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7546823
Research Article

Using Thermodynamic Degradation Approach to Quantify Human Stress Response

1School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
2Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Rod Handy

Received 4 May 2017; Accepted 10 August 2017; Published 11 September 2017

Academic Editor: Angelo Maiorino

Copyright © 2017 Satish Boregowda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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