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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2011, Article ID 510472, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/510472
Research Article

Simulation of Pharyngeal Airway Interaction with Air Flow Using Low-Re Turbulence Model

School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia

Received 15 October 2010; Accepted 14 February 2011

Academic Editor: Guan Yeoh

Copyright © 2011 M. R. Rasani 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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