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An Application of Logic Controller for the Aerosol Temperature Stabilization

  • Michał DoligalskiEmail author
  • Marek Ochowiak
  • Anna Gościniak
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Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 45)

Abstract

The chapter presents a logic control specification and its implementation by means of a microcontroller. The solution is dedicated to stabilisation of a spray temperature. The aim of the control is to produce a drug spray with specified temperature. The chapter draws a link between the viscosity of liquids and the droplets sizes in pneumatic inhalation process. The results indicate that the droplet size of the spray is influenced by the liquid viscosity. The liquid viscosity can be changed by temperature. Increasing the aerosol temperature decreases droplet diameters and hence increases the safety of inhaled therapy. A control system and new construction of thermostated nebulizer improving the inhalation process has been proposed.

Keywords

Logic controllers RLC FPGA UML Atomization Spray Droplet size Temperature stabilisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michał Doligalski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marek Ochowiak
    • 2
  • Anna Gościniak
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer Engineering and ElectronicsUniversity of Zielona GóraZielona GóraPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Chemical Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology and EngineeringPoznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

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