Airborne Pathogens Transport in an Aircraft Cabin

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Airborne pathogens can spread within an aircraft cabin from sneezing, coughing or breathing of a sick passenger. This paper reports a 3D numerical study on the transport of airborne pathogens inside Boeing 767 cabin. After cough or sneeze of an infected passenger, the entire unsteady pathogen dispersion process is simulated. Effects under study include the direction of coughing on the pathogens propagation and the spreading times from infected to hosts passengers.

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Periodical:

Defect and Diffusion Forum (Volumes 312-315)

Edited by:

Andreas Öchsner, Graeme E. Murch and João M.P.Q. Delgado

Pages:

865-870

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/DDF.312-315.865

Citation:

M.B. Acikgoz et al., "Airborne Pathogens Transport in an Aircraft Cabin", Defect and Diffusion Forum, Vols. 312-315, pp. 865-870, 2011

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April 2011

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