Aerosol deposition and clearance in the nasal passage - A comparison of experimental measurements and the ICRP (1994) Respiratory Tract Model for 3 μm particles

J. R.H. Smith*, M. D. Dorrian, M. J. Youngman, Michael Bailey, George Etherington, A. L. Shutt

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S431-S432
JournalJournal of Aerosol Science
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1997

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  • Clearance
  • Deposition
  • Environmental exposure
  • ICRP Publication 66
  • Inhalation
  • Monodisperse particles
  • Nasal passage
  • Occupational exposure
  • Volunteer study

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