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182.615.13 AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Department:
Environmental Health and Engineering
Term:
Winter Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 01/05/2015 - Fri 01/16/2015
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 4:00pm

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Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Kirsten Koehler
Course Instructor:
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:

No consent required