About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE LABORATORY (182.614.01), 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

Uses laboratory and field methods and equipment to appraise occupational and environmental atmospheric conditions. Topics include grab and dynamic sampling; measurement of respirable and non-respirable particulates; particulates size analysis; fiber sampling and analysis; gas and vapor sampling and analysis by wet chemical and instrumental methods; and calibration of direct reading field survey instruments.

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Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Calibrate air sampling pumps using primary and secondary standards
  • Conduct air sampling for airborne particulate matter
  • Define criteria and equipment used for size-selective particulate matter sampling
  • 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
  • Perform a survey for airborne contaminants
  • Write a professional report for air sample survey results

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Course Time

Wed Fri   1:30 PM to 4:50 PM

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Course Faculty
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Prerequisites

College chemistry and physics

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Intended Audience

students interested using laboratory and field methods and equipment to appraise occupational and environmental atmospheric conditions

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on written lab reports and a field project.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Ana Rule
E-mail: arule@jhsph.edu

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