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Sanitary Solutions for AVs

  • Magazine Article
  • 20AVEP11_03
Published November 01, 2020 by SAE International in United States
  • English

Gentex engineers are bridging mobility and medical technologies to tackle the vital public-health issue of vehicle cabin cleanliness.

If not for the word “mucosalivary,” the following analysis could have come from a combustion-engine technical paper:

“Recent work has demonstrated that exhalations, sneezes, and coughs not only consist of mucosalivary droplets following short-range semi-ballistic emission trajectories but, importantly, are primarily made of a multiphase turbulent gas - (a puff) cloud that entrains ambient air and traps and carries within it clusters of droplets with a continuum of droplet sizes.”