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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Ergonomics in Aviation

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21ERGP ZK 4 2P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Lenka Hanáková, Vladimír Socha
Tutor:
Lenka Hanáková, Vladimír Socha
Supervisor:
Department of Air Transport
Synopsis:

General concept of ergonomics. Visual system of a human. Aural system of a human. Information processing system of a human. Environmental influences on human performance. Displays, control elements and design in line with ergonomics. Design of a flight deck in line with ergonomics.

Requirements:

not defined

Syllabus of lectures:
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Study Objective:

The goal of the subject is to familiarize students with current approach to basic design of a flight deck with respect to user-friendliness and failure tolerance. These two concepts are discussed together with user characteristics (such as capabilities and limitations), which are to be accounted for during early design stages.

Study materials:

Perezgonzalez Jose D. ICAO: ergonomics. Aeroscience, 2012.

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

Note:
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Data valid to 2019-12-06
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