About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE LABORATORY II (182.619.19), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Uses laboratory and field methods and equipment to appraise occupational and environmental atmospheric conditions. Topics include gas and vapor sampling and analysis; use and calibration of direct reading field survey instruments for gases and vapors; and water sampling and analysis. Students will also conduct a field air sampling exercise and prepare a presentation to be given to the class. This course is part of a sequence of two courses (IH Lab I and II). IH Lab II is a companion course with additional laboratory exercises.

Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Conduct air sampling for airborne gases and vapors
  • Describe adsorptive and absorptive sampling techniques
  • Select appropriate analytical techniques for air sample analysis
  • Conduct air sampling using direct-reading instruments
  • Write a professional report for air sample survey results

Course Faculty

180.618 and College chemistry and physics

Intended Audience

For PTIB MSPH students in EHS (follow up to 180.618 IH I)

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Two written lab reports and a presentation.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Ana Rule
E-mail: arule@jhsph.edu