Courses Details

EHS654: Control of Exposures to Airborne Contaminants

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Greg Grubb (Residential);
  • Last offered Winter 2022
  • Prerequisites: Grad status
  • Description: Discussion of the principles of controlling airborne contaminants in working and living environments. It deals with general environmental and local exhaust ventilation for indoor spaces, filtration and emission control for the ambient environment, and personal respiratory protection. Specific topics include: basic properties of air and aerodynamics, and behavior of airborne contaminants; general dilution and local exhaust ventilation concepts, methods and design; fan performance and selection; air cleaning equipment; ventilation testing, OSHA and EPA standards, indoor air quality, and others.
Greg Grubb
Concentration Competencies that EHS654 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
EHS Industrial Hygiene MPH Recommend and evaluate engineering, administrative, and personal protective controls and/or other interventions to reduce or eliminate workplace hazards EHS654