Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 9 No. 2

Numerical Analysis of Flow Patterns of Hydrogen-Sulfide inside Nasal Cavity

M.V. Shyla1*, K.B. Naidu1, G. Vasanth Kumar2 and Geetha Ramesh3

1Department of Mathematics, Sathyabama University, Chennai - 600 119, Tamil Nadu, India,?? 2Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Sathyabama University, Chennai - 600 119, Tamil Nadu, India, 3Department of Anatomy and Histology, TANUVAS, Chennai - 600 051 Tamil Nadu, India.

Received on 04 April 2015 and accepted on 11 June 2015

 

ABSTRACT

The objective of this paper is to explore flow patterns in nasal cavity . The nasal cavity of human and canine are considered in this study.The computational fluid dynamic (CFD) model of the nasal cavities are generated using CFD software Gambit and the analysis is done with Fluent software which employs finite volume method. The physical properties of hydrogen-sulfide are used in the CFD simulation. The flow patterns are visualized to understand implications of sensing.

Keywords : Finite Volume Method, Human, Canine, Hydrogen-Sulfide, Nasal cavity.