May 10, 2021  
2018-2019 General Catalog 

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PILT 3310 - Human Factors and Safety

3 Credit(s)

This course examines pilot performance as a function of physiological, psychological, and environmental factors. The element of human error in pilot performance is intensely examined. Specific topics addressed include aeronautical decision-making, and the influences and contributions of human physiology, situational awareness, workload management, attitudes, stress, and fatigue in decision-making. Effects of training devices and flight deck/cockpit design in man/machine interference are discussed. Examples of Crew Resource Management, communication, and crew coordination are examined. (Fall, Spring) [Graded]

Prerequisite(s): PILT 1100  or PILT 1740  or instructor permission or department permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
Registration Restriction(s): None

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