Repeatability Investigations of a Handheld Electronic Spirometer
We present a study of the repeatability of an electronic handheld spirometer in the mechanical properties studies of the respiratory system. We use a novel mechanical system for the human respiratory system simulations. The measurement method is described and a statistical data analysis is given. The uncertainty budget of the measurements and conclusions about repeatability of the tested handheld electronic spirometer are provided.
KeywordsHuman respiratory system Handheld spirometer Measurements Repeatability
The authors wish to thank the Mechatronika Wyposażenie Dydaktyczne Company for the construction and programming of the test setup.
This work was supported by grant 02/22/DSPB/1432.
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