PME 647 Environmental Systems (HVAC) in Healthcare Manufacturing

Proven techniques and creative tools presented for design, development, and delivery of Environmental Systems necessary for the control and monitoring of classified spaces to manufacture drugs, medical devices, and research labs with potent or biologic compounds. Obtain knowledge of pharmaceutical environmental requirements, understanding of theories and principles of operation for Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment and system configurations to satisfy regulatory acceptance criteria, gaining practical knowledge of environmental system design and implementation including validation that supports drug production. Course also incudes Building Automation Systems conceptual design and application for controlling and monitoring a regulated production environment. Exploring new trends and technologies of HVAC systems and design for sterile and aseptic manufacturing, barrier and isolation technologies, containment of potent compounds, specific extraction, flammable solvent handling, and using HVAC system as secondary protection of products and operators.



Cross Listed Courses

CHE 647, ME 647


Chemical Engineering Program Mechanical Engineering Program Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester