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182.615.11 AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Fri 06/07/2013 - Fri 06/14/2013
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  8:00 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Patrick Breysse
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 particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion, and diffusion.
  2. Analyze particle deposition and clearing in the human respiratory system.
  3. Assess particle filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling.
Methods of Assessment:

Graded homework and examinations

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

MSPH OEH students in EHS do not need permission.

For consent, contact:

pbreysse@jhsph.edu