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 - 2016
Trimester 1 - 2017 (WebLearn GradSchool)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
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.|
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
per Week for
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for AVIA6110|