HST.518[J] Human Systems Engineering


Class Info

Provides a fundamental understanding of human factors that must be taken into account in the design and engineering of complex aviation, space, and medical systems. Focuses primarily on derivation of human engineering design criteria from sensory, motor, and cognitive sources. Includes principles of displays, controls and ergonomics, manual control, the nature of human error, basic experimental design, and human-computer interaction in supervisory control settings. Students taking graduate version complete a research project with a final written report and oral presentation.

This class has 6.041B, and 16.09 as prerequisites.

HST.518[J] will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by L. Stirling.

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

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