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Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Patrick Breysse
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
  • Jana Kesavan

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Calculate particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion, and diffusion.
Analyze particle deposition and clearing in the human respiratory system.
Assess particle filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling.

Methods of Assessment: Graded homework and examinations
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Fri 06/07/2013 - Fri 06/14/2013
  • Monday 8:00 - 11:50
  • Tuesday 8:00 - 11:50
  • Wednesday 8:00 - 11:50
  • Thursday 8:00 - 11:50
  • Friday 8:00 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 2
Enrollment Maximum: 25
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

MSPH OEH students in EHS do not need permission.

For consent, contact:

College physics or consent of instructor

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail