Human Factors in Aviation Systems
Covers a review of basic human factors principles and discussion of more advanced topics such as the implications of cockpit automation and ergonomics in cockpit and display design. The theoretical bases for system safety analysis, application in accident prevention and investigation, and implications for aviation management will also be discussed in detail.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Information Technology|
|School||School of Psychology|
Trimester 1 - 2014
Trimester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
At the end of the course students should:
This course forms the foundation for the development of students’ skills and knowledge in the area of human factors. Specific content includes: review of basic human factors topics; exploration of systemic models in aviation human factors; ergonomics in cockpit and cabin; automation and its effects on human performance; pilot workload; and human factors in aircraft accident investigation.
|Assumed Knowledge||It is expected that most students will have a CPL, ATPL, LAME or ATS licence, and/or experience in the aviation industry.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for AVIA6110|