ENVE 576: Indoor Air Pollution (Spring 2013)
Indoor air pollution sources, indoor pollutant levels, monitoring instruments and designs; indoor pollution control strategies: source control, control equipment and ventilation; energy conservation and indoor air pollution; exposure studies and population time budgets; effects of indoor air population; risk analysis; models for predicting source emission rates and their impact on indoor air environments.
Course Syllabus (updated as we go; includes current schedule)
- Lecture 1 – Introduction (January 17, 2013) PDF 4 mb
- Lecture 2 – Human exposure, reactor models, ventilation/air exchange (January 22, 2013) PDF 4 mb
- Lecture 3 – Overview of indoor pollutants (postponed to January 31, 2013) PDF 6 mb
- Lecture 4 – Gaseous pollutants: sources, emissions, and sorption (February 5, 2013) PDF 3 mb
- Lecture 5 – Gaseous pollutants: sorption and chemistry (February 12, 2013) PDF 7 mb
- Lecture 6 – Finishing gaseous pollutants and moving to particulate matter (February 19, 2013) PDF 7 mb
- Lecture 7 – Particulate matter: distributions, respiratory deposition, sources, surface deposition, and resuspension (February 26, 2013) PDF 4 mb
- Lecture 8 – Particle filtration (March 12, 2013) PDF 13 mb
- Lecture 9 – Particle penetration (March 26, 2013) PDF 15 mb
- Lecture 10 – SVOCs + health effects of air pollution (April 2, 2013) PDF 11 mb
- Lecture 11 – Guest lecturer: Ian Cull, Indoor Sciences (April 9, 2013)
- Lecture 12 – Exam review and indoor air pollution in developing countries (April 16, 2013) PDF 9 mb
- Lecture 13 – Infectious disease transmission and applications/standards (April 23, 2013) PDF 12 mb
- Lecture 14 – Finishing applications/standards, course review, and final presentations Part 1 (April 30, 2013) PDF 2mb
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