182.615.19 | AY 2012-2013 - Summer Inst. Term | 3 Credit(s)
MTWThF 8:00:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Intended Audience

    MSPH OEH students in EHS

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Graded homework and examinations

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    College physics or consent of instructor

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.