Welcome to My Thesis
This thesis uses spirometric and plethysmograph data to determine characteristics and overall health of the lung. Then I used the data to perform modeling and parameter estimation to discern parameters of the lung that traditionally are obtained through invasive procedures. If you are an authorized contributor please click the button above to enter or download the GitHub repository.
List of Experiments
- Forced Vital Capacity
- Maximum Expiratory Flow Volume Loop
- Slow Vital Capacity
- Respiratory Pressure
- Thoracic Gas Volume
- Airway Resistance
List of Pulmonary Models
- Linear Single Compartment
- Linear Multi Compartment
- Nonlinear Single Compartment - Resistance
- Nonlinear Single Compartment - Elastance
- Nonlinear Single Compartment - Viscoelastance
List of Thesis Created Models
Please read my thesis to discover these. Link and title will be displayed once thesis has been accepted and copyrighted.
Primary Equipment List
- MGC Plethysmograph
- VMWare equipped Dell Workstation
Primary Software List
- VMWare Workstation for subject database handling
- Matlab for modeling
- Fortran for parameter estimation checking
- Breeze Suite for data acquisition
- WFATester for data acquisition
- Excel for data organizing
- GNUPlot for plot creation
- Github for version control of Fortran programs and GNUPlot scripts I developed
Authors and Contributors
In 2016, Louis Coleman (@LouisDColeman) created this GitHub repository for his Master of Science thesis. The other main contributor includes Susanne Jensen (@SusanneJensen).
Thesis Repositories are Private
This and other repositories related to my thesis work and collaboration in the acoustics lab are private and are not accessible to the public. All work related to my thesis will be copyrighted in my name.