May 09, 2021  
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PILT 3640 - Aeromedical

3 Credit(s)

Discusses the adaptability of human physiological systems to unique aerospace environments. The student will learn the effects of environmental conditions including lighting, noise, vibration, heat, cold, humidity, pressurization, rapid pressure changes, hypoxia, horizontal and vertical accelerations and decelerations, spatial disorientation (vertigo), stress, circadian rhythms, fatigue, fitness, aircraft ergonomics, cabin space, human payload, interpersonal communications, human-computer interface, human performance evaluation, variable shift work (day, evening, and night work and varying shift schedules), and future research and development needed on task performance in order to maintain maximum safety and performance effectiveness. This course may be offered online. (As Needed) [Graded]

Prerequisite(s): Instructor or department permission
Registration Restriction(s): None

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