182.622.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 4th Term | 4 Credit(s)
F 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • 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 Description

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

  • Intended Audience

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

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Graded homework and exams

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

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

  • 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.