aerodynamic size


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aerodynamic size

[‚e·ro·dī′nam·ik ′sīz]
(physics)
Particle size determined from inertia or settling velocity, assuming Stokes' law for the resistance to a sphere moving through a fluid. Also known as inertial size.
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The central role of cascade impaction in the analytical toolkit for inhaled products is largely attributable to the fact that, unlike all other particle sizing methods, this one provides a mass-weighted distribution based on aerodynamic size for the active ingredient, rather than for the complete formulation.