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Ventilation and Hazard Control

1st Term
Environmental Health and Engineering
Academic Year
2024 - 2025
Instruction Method
Asynchronous Online
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year

Introduction to Online Learning plus college chemistry and physics w/labs, math through differential and integral calculus

Ventilation is one of the most important engineering techniques for controlling the quality of air in an indoor environment.
Covers the principles of industrial ventilation and engineering controls for airborne hazards. Provides competency in general ventilation and industrial ventilation design.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Discuss the occupational/environmental health approach to risk management
  2. Define the characteristics of local exhaust and general dilution ventilation
  3. Analyze the performance of ventilation systems
  4. Select an appropriate exhaust hood, balance flow in ducts, determine exhaust fan requirements, and choose the appropriate air cleaning technology to use for standard industrial operations
  5. Design a balanced local exhaust ventilation system integrating all components
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 60% Homework
  • 10% LiveTalks
  • 30% Final Exam