Indoor Environment Quality

Subject 421-637 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours (24 hours lectures, 12 hours set tasks); Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


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Subject Overview: The subject comprises four units/modules: indoor air issues; sources, toxicology & engineering control of specific indoor air issues; internal air quality standards; and practical assignment and development.
Assessment: One-2 hour examination (50%). One assignment of up to 2,500 words (50%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On successful completion, students will be able to:

  • appreciate the relationship between indoor air issues and air quality
  • identify and describe key indoor air issues
  • calculate occupational exposure levels and understand their relationship to other environmental standards
  • undertake inspection and identify those issues that may effect indoor air quality and recognise the controls required to limit any adverse health impact
  • appreciate the relationship between indoor air issues and air quality guidelines
Related Course(s): Master of Development Technologies
Master of Energy Studies
Master of Engineering Project Management
Master of Engineering Structures
Master of Environmental Engineering
Master of Utilities Management
Master of Water Resource Management

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