Chapter 7. Mechanics of Respiratory Structures

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck M.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S. and
  2. Maeve O'Connor B.A.
  1. Jere Mead

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719282.ch7

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Pulmonary Structure and Function

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Pulmonary Structure and Function

How to Cite

Mead, J. (1962) Mechanics of Respiratory Structures, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Pulmonary Structure and Function (eds A. V. S. de Reuck and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719282.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1962

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722725

Online ISBN: 9780470719282

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Keywords:

  • methodology;
  • symposium;
  • tracheobronchial;
  • pulmonary;
  • manoeuvres

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • (1) The limits to total ventilation

  • (2) Mechanical factors influencing the distribution of gas flow within lungs (Otis et al., 1956)

  • (3) The stability of the air spaces

  • (4) Further significance of surface tension in lungs

  • summary

  • Epilogue