Using Discrete EVent System Specification in Real-Time (DEVSRT) in Order to Model and Simulate Artificial Pancreas.

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Creator: 

D'Souza, Cheryl Anne

Date: 

2016

Abstract: 

The artificial pancreas is composed of a continuous glucose sensor that senses the user's sugar level, an insulin infusion pump that secretes insulin into the user's body when required; and an algorithm that regulates the insulin based on the glucose levels obtained from the sensor. In order to minimize cost and time to build and verify such a complex system, one must first model and simulate the system. This methodology in turn provides risk-free testing environments and can also be tested with different scenarios.

This thesis will focus on modelling and simulating the artificial pancreas using Discrete EVent System Specification in Real-Time (DEVSRT).This is accomplished by simulating both a meal model and a control algorithm to control the insulin pump based of the data provided by the continuous glucose monitor. The meal model simulation will validate the control algorithm model.

Subject: 

Engineering - Biomedical
System Science

Language: 

English

Publisher: 

Carleton University

Thesis Degree Name: 

Master of Applied Science: 
M.App.Sc.

Thesis Degree Level: 

Master's

Thesis Degree Discipline: 

Engineering, Biomedical

Parent Collection: 

Theses and Dissertations

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