Chest wall motion can provide information on critical vital signs, including respiration and heartbeat. Mathematical modelling of chest wall motion can reduce an extensive requirement of human testing in the development of many biomedical applications. In this paper, we propose a mathematical model that simulates a chest wall motion due to cardiorespiratory activity. Chest wall motion due to respiration is simulated based on the optimal chemical–mechanical respiratory control‐based mechanics. The theory of relaxation oscillation system is applied to model the motion due to cardiac activity. The proposed mathematical chest wall model can be utilized in designing and optimizing different design parameters for radar‐based non‐contact vital sign (NCVS) systems.
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- Chest wall motion
- Mathematical modelling