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182.615.11 AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 06/09/2014 - Mon 06/16/2014
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Kirsten Koehler
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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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
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:

kkoehler@jhsph.edu