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Baghouses and Filters for Particulate Matter Control

COURSE NO: C05-010
Baghouses and Filters for Particulate Matter Control
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the process descriptions of various styles of baghouses and air filter systems. Design and operating parameters are analyzed. The applicability of filter materials and operating principles are explained for a variety of uses.


Baghouses and other devises using fabric filters are used in industry as an effective pollution control devise for removal of particulate material within a captured air stream. 


This 5 PDH online course is intended for environmental and chemical engineers as well as other professionals working in the field of air pollution control. This course is also beneficial for a person with basic knowledge of air filter equipment and an interest in controlling particulate emissions. In this course, the reader will learn about the various filter options for controlling particulates and be able to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each as they apply to emission sources. 

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Background of particulate compounds in air streams
  • Types of air filter equipment used for particulate control
  • How different filter media is used
  • Design parameters for baghouses and filter units
  • Support information for enhancing filter operation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review EPA Air Pollution Control Cost Manual (EPA 452/B-02-001), Section 6 (Particulate Matter Control, Chapter 1 "Baghouses and Filters".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Baghouses and Filters for Particulate Matter Control (1.1 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Section 6, Chapter 1 of this EPA publication.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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