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dc.contributor.authorShafik, Mahmoud
dc.contributor.authorLechevretel, Anne
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-17T15:06:03Z
dc.date.available2016-10-17T15:06:03Z
dc.date.issued2016-09
dc.identifier.citationShafik, M, and Lechevretel, A. (2016) 'Design optimisation of passive humidification device for intensive care medical applications', Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXX, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Loughborough University, Loughborough. 6-8th Septemberen
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-61499-668-2
dc.identifier.issn2352-7528
dc.identifier.issn2352-751X
dc.identifier.doi10.3233/978-1-61499-668-2-263
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/620622
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents the design optimisation of passive heat and moisture exchange (HME) humidification device for intensive care medical applications. Investigation into the state of the art of the technology in use concludes that there are two main artificial HME humidification devices: active and passive device. The passive HME device is the preferred one, due to the ease of use and low cost. However it is not suitable for more than 24 hour use. This is due to a number of challenges such as: device cavity design, limitations of HME materials performance and overall efficiency. This paper presents the outcomes of the research work carried out to overcome these teething issues and presents an optimised cavity design that could improve the HME material, airflow structure and patterns and HME device overall efficiency.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIOS Pressen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVolume 3en
dc.relation.urlhttp://ebooks.iospress.nl/publication/44357en
dc.relation.urlhttp://ebooks.iospress.nl/volume/advances-in-manufacturing-technology-xxx-proceedings-of-the-14th-international-conference-on-manufacturing-research-incorporating-the-31st-national-conference-oen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.icmr.org.uk/en
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en
dc.subjectHumidification,en
dc.subjectHME Devicesen
dc.subjectIntensive care applicationsen
dc.titleDesign optimisation of passive humidification device for intensive care medical applicationsen
dc.typeMeetings and Proceedingsen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalProceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2016)en
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-28T14:44:39Z
html.description.abstractThis paper presents the design optimisation of passive heat and moisture exchange (HME) humidification device for intensive care medical applications. Investigation into the state of the art of the technology in use concludes that there are two main artificial HME humidification devices: active and passive device. The passive HME device is the preferred one, due to the ease of use and low cost. However it is not suitable for more than 24 hour use. This is due to a number of challenges such as: device cavity design, limitations of HME materials performance and overall efficiency. This paper presents the outcomes of the research work carried out to overcome these teething issues and presents an optimised cavity design that could improve the HME material, airflow structure and patterns and HME device overall efficiency.


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