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Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

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

Learning Objective(s):

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

1. Achieve a general understanding of 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
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 1:00 - 4:15
  • Tuesday 1:00 - 4:15
  • Wednesday 1:00 - 4:15
  • Thursday 1:00 - 4:15
  • Friday 1:00 - 4:15
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Instructor consent required.

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Held in departmental space.