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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Ergonomy in Aviation Technology

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21ERG Z,ZK 7 3+1 Czech
Lecturer:
Lenka Hanáková, Vladimír Socha
Tutor:
Lenka Hanáková, Vladimír Socha
Supervisor:
Department of Air Transport
Synopsis:

Basic facts about ergonomics. Human visual system. Human hearing system. Information processing system in humans. Environmental effects on human performance. Displays, controls and design in accordance with ergonomic requirements. Cockpit design in accordance with ergonomic requirements.

Requirements:

not defined

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Study Objective:

The goal of the subject is to familiarise students with current approach to flight deck design with the main focus on „user-friendliness“ and „error-tolerance“. These two concepts will be discussed along with user's characteristics (such as capabilities, and limitations) which must be taken into consideration from early stages of design.

Study materials:

PEREZ GONZALEZ Jose D. ICAO: ergonomics. Aeroscience, 2012.

SALVENDY Gavriel. Handbook of human factors and ergonomics. John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
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Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
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Data valid to 2019-08-22
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