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FILTRATION EFFICIENCY OF A CIGARETTE FILTER WITH X- OR Y-SHAPED FIBERS

ABSTRACT
Nicotine is harmful to the health of smokers and the inhalation of second-hand smoke is more harmful. A high efficiency of nicotine filtration for a cigarette filter is much needed. This paper suggests a formulation to predict filtration efficiency of a filter with X- or Y-shaped fibers. Main effects affecting the efficiency are elucidated using a fractal modification of the Darcy's law.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-03-14
PAPER REVISED: 2019-03-29
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-03-29
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2019-09-14
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI1904517Y
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2019, VOLUME 23, ISSUE 4, PAGES [2517 - 2522]
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