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182.622.01 VENTILATION CONTROLS

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
4th term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  1:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ana Rule
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

College chemistry and physics w/labs, math through differential and integral calculus

Description:

Presents principles of air flow as applied to design and evaluation of industrial ventilation systems. Laboratory sessions illustrate fundamental aspects of system components.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Discuss the occupational/environmental health approach to risk management
  2. Define the characteristics of local exhaust and general dilute ventilation
  3. Analyze the performance of ventilation systems
  4. Select a appropriate exhaust hood, balance flow in ducts, determine exhaust fan requirements, and choose the appropriate air cleaning technology to use for standard industrial operations
  5. Design a balanced local exhaust ventilation system integrating all components
Methods of Assessment:

Graded homework and exams

Instructor Consent:

No consent required