2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (Updated Spring 2019) 
    
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AVSC 441 Human Factors In Aviation

Credit 3
Online
Human factors, an interdisciplinary subject, is an empirical science that deals with human capabilities and behavior as applied to a given system. Technical disciplines contributing to human factors are anthropometry, biomechanics, engineering, mathematics, and psychology. This course is a study of the interface and relationship between humans and machines in the aviation environment. The outcome adjusts the things or ways people use them and the environment for a better match of capabilities, limits, or needs. Human factors in aviation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application in aviation. The course material will include: performance, design, human senses, information processing, workload, group interaction, fatigue, errors, memory allocation and introduction to controls and displays. Prerequisite(s): AVSC 421 .



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