About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for AIRBORNE PARTICLES (182.615.19), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course 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.

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Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Calculate particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion, and diffusion.
  • Analyze particle deposition and clearing in the human respiratory system.
  • Assess particle filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling.

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Course Time

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri   8:00 AM to 11:50 AM

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Course Faculty
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Prerequisites

College physics or consent of instructor

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Intended Audience

MSPH OEH students in EHS

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Graded homework and examinations

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Jana Kesavan
E-mail: jkesava1@jhmi.edu
Patrick Breysse
E-mail: pbreysse@jhsph.edu

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