Two applications of the
hybrid simulators have been presented as examples: nonpulsatile VAD interaction
with lumped parameters cardiovascular system numerical model and respirator
interacting with the Dubois numerical model of obstructive lung diseases. The
results of simulations showed how the tested assist devices change biological
system - assist device characteristics in the course of heart or lungs diseases
and how it influences pressure and flow in a particular point of cardiovascular
or respiratory system numerical model.
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