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182.622.01 VENTILATION CONTROLS

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
4th term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
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 an 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