16.72 Air Traffic Control

Class Info

Introduces the various aspects of present and future Air Traffic Control systems. Descriptions of the present system: systems-analysis approach to problems of capacity and safety; surveillance, including NAS and ARTS; navigation subsystem technology; aircraft guidance and control; communications; collision avoidance systems; sequencing and spacing in terminal areas; future directions and development; critical discussion of past proposals and of probable future problem areas. Requires term paper.

This class has no prerequisites.

16.72 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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