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182.615.01 AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  9:30 - 11:50am
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • Jana Kesavan

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Prerequisite:

College physics or consent of instructor

Description:

Describes the basics of airborne particles. Explores properties of gases, particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion and diffusion, particle deposition and clearance in the human respiratory system, filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Calculate properties of gases, particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion, and diffusion
  2. Analyze particle deposition and clearance in humans
  3. Assess particle filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling
Instructor Consent:

No consent required