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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Human Factors in Aviation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
21LCVL ZK 2 2P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Lenka Hanáková, Roman Matyáš, Vladimír Socha
Tutor:
Lenka Hanáková, Roman Matyáš, Vladimír Socha
Supervisor:
Department of Air Transport
Synopsis:

Human performace & limitations, aptibility & competence, accident statistics, flight safety, basics of flight physiology, man & environment, breathing & circulation, sensory system, health & hygiene, health preservation, intoxication, incapacitation, basics of flight psychology, human information processing, memory & learning, theory & model of human error, body rhythms & sleep, stress, fatigue, working methods.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:
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Study Objective:

Introduce the students in the topic of human factors in aviation. Provide a comprehensive survey of physiology and psychology in the extent needed for further explanation, explain the basic concept of human performance and limitations in aviation with special respect to flight safety.

Study materials:

Beňo, L., Dzvoník, O.: Ľudské faktory v letectve. Žilinská univerzita, Žilina 2004

Dylevský, I.: Základy anatomie a fyziologie člověka. Epava, Olomouc 1995

Háčik, Ľ.: Lidská výkonnost a omezení. Akademické nakladatelství CERM, Brno 2002

Nakonečný, M.: Základy psychologie. Academia, Praha 1998

Note:
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