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Fall 2021 Mechanical Engineering E4811 section 001
Aerospace Human Factors Engineering
Aerospace Human Factors E

Call Number 12190
Day & Time
F 1:10pm-3:40pm
313 Hamilton Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Michael J Massimino
Method of Instruction Hybrid
Course Description Engineering fundamentals and experimental methods of human factors design and evaluation for spacecraft which incorporate human-in-the-loop control. Develop understanding of human factors specific to spacecraft design with human-in-the-loop control. Design of human factors experiments utilizing task analysis and user testing with quantitative evaluation metrics to develop a safe and high-performing operational space system. Human-centered design, functional allocation and automation, human sensory performance in the space environment, task analysis, human factors experimental methods and statistics, space vehicle displays and controls, situation awareness, workload, usability, manual piloting and handling qualities, human error analysis and prevention, and anthropometrics.
Web Site Vergil
Department Mechanical Engineering
Enrollment 14 students (22 max) as of 2:37PM Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Subject Mechanical Engineering
Number E4811
Section 001
Division School of Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Campus Morningside
Note Course Questionnaire must be completed to be considered.
Section key 20213MECE4811E001

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