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Table 2 Calculated inlet velocities and Re based on the patients’ weight, tidal volume and inhalation time from the reference [25]

From: Computational fluid dynamics simulation of airflow in the trachea and main bronchi for the subjects with left pulmonary artery sling

Subject Tidal volume (mL) Inhalation time (s) Inhalation rate (mL/s) Inlet area (mm 2) Average velocity (m/s) Re
A(H) 50 0.4 125.0 29.18 4.28 1788
B 38.5 0.4 96.25 23.26 4.14 1542
C 50 0.4 125.0 26.21 4.77 1886
D 45 0.4 112.5 26.58 4.23 1686
E 50 0.4 125.0 6.00 20.83 3942