What is ventilation?

  • (noun): The act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air.
    Synonyms: airing
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ventilation:

Acute Decompensated Heart Failure - Treatment - Ventilation
... Continuous positive airway pressure may be applied using a face mask this has been shown to improve symptoms more quickly than oxygen therapy alone, and has been shown to reduce the risk of death ... Severe respiratory failure requires treatment with endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation ...
Shaft Construction - Definitions, Applications, Shapes - Applications
... Hydro-electric projects surge chamber ventilation shaft elevator shaft pressure shaft cable shaft Water supply access or service shaft ventilation supply riser uptake or down-take shaft Waste water shafts drop shafts ...
Shunt Equation
... are terms used to describe conditions where either blood flow or ventilation does not meet the other in the lung as it should for gas exchange to take place ... be used to describe areas or effects where blood flow and ventilation are not properly matched though both may be present to varying extents ... Some refer to shunt-effect or dead space-effect to designate the ventilation/perfusion mismatch states that are less extreme than absolute shunt or dead space ...
Livestock Carriers - Main Sub-types of Livestock Carriers
... theory, this provides continuous natural ventilation of the pen areas and avoids reliance on mechanical ventilation systems ... (Ventilation is a key factor in the transport of live animals ... Circumstances vary according to ambient conditions but a failure of ventilation systems in some tropical conditions could result in extensive asphyxiation of animals, in as little as two or three hours.) In practice ...
Mixed Mode Ventilation
... Mixed-mode ventilation refers to a hybrid approach to space conditioning that uses a combination of natural ventilation from operable windows (either manually or ... conditioning when and where it is necessary, with the use of natural ventilation whenever it is feasible or desirable, to maximize comfort while ...

More definitions of "ventilation":

  • (noun): The bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation.
    Synonyms: breathing, external respiration, respiration
  • (noun): Free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest.
    Synonyms: public discussion