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182.622.81 VENTILATION CONTROLS

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ana Rule
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required.College chemistry, physics (with labs), and math through differential and integral calculus are recommended.

Description:

Ventilation is one of the most important engineering techniques for controlling the quality of air in an indoor environment.

Covers the principles of industrial ventilation and engineering controls for airborne hazards. Provides competency in general ventilation and industrial ventilation design.

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 dilution 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:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

consent required for students not in the MSPH in OEH PTIB or EOH certificate program in EHS

For consent, contact:

arule@jhsph.edu