About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for VENTILATION CONTROLS (182.622.01), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Presents principles of air flow as applied to design and evaluation of industrial ventilation systems. Laboratory sessions illustrate fundamental aspects of system components.

Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the occupational/environmental health approach to risk management
  • Define the characteristics of local exhaust and general dilute ventilation
  • Analyze the performance of ventilation systems
  • Select a appropriate exhaust hood, balance flow in ducts, determine exhaust fan requirements, and choose the appropriate air cleaning technology to use for standard industrial operations
  • Design a balanced local exhaust ventilation system integrating all components

Course Time

Fri   1:30 PM to 5:20 PM


College chemistry and physics w/labs, math through differential and integral calculus

Intended Audience

MSPH, MHS students and any graduate students interested in the subject matter

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Graded homework and exams

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Ana Rule
E-mail: arule@jhsph.edu