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Research Article

A Biomechanical Model of the Inner Ear: Numerical Simulation of the Caloric Test

Table 1

The physical and structural properties of the endolymph and cupula.


Cupula density (kg/m3)1000
Cupula conductivity (W/m °C)1.004
Cupula-specific heat (J/kg °C)4186
Cupula volume expansion (1/°C)0.00044
Cupula Young’s modulus (Pa)5
Cupula Poisson ratio0.49
Endolymph density (kg/m3)1000
Endolymph conductivity (W/m °C)1.004
Endolymph-specific heat (J/kg °C)4186
Endolymph dynamic viscosity (Pa·s)0.000852
Endolymph volume expansion (1/°C)0.00044

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