t.BA.AV.HF-EN.19HS (Human Factors) 
Module: Human Factors
This information was generated on: 27 September 2021
No.
t.BA.AV.HF-EN.19HS
Title
Human Factors
Organised by
T ZAV
Credits
4

Description

Version: 2.0 start 01 February 2020
 

Short description

Human Factors in Aviation is an interdisciplinary research and application field focused on safety and performance in human-machine system environments. Students learn the basics of human factors in aviation, applying them to the practice of pilots, air traffic controllers and maintenance personnel.

Module coordinator

Mühlethaler, Céline (muhe)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students acquire a sound, practice-oriented knowledge base and are thus able to take a differentiated view of the "human factors" topic F K2, K3
Furthermore, students recognize the relevance of "human factors" topics in relation to their own work/training environment F, M, SO, SE K3, K4, K5, K6
and gain insight into scientific and methodological aspects of "human factors" F, M K2, K3, K4
and thus recognise the requirements for comprehensive and sustainable management of safety and human performance F K3, K4, K5, K6

Module contents

This course teaches the basics of human factors in aviation ("Human Performance & Limitation", ICAO & JAA requirement)

Teaching materials

Powerpoint slides from lecture, related literature

Supplementary literature

 

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

() German (X) English

Part of International Profile

(X) Yes () No

Module structure

Type 3c
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025

Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded
assignments during teaching semester
Final report on flight accident analysis  (Root Cause Analyse)
 
Written, teamwork 10 A4-pages 1-6 20%
  Short report laboratory: data analysis from lab on task 1
 
Written, teamwork 5 A4-pages 1-6 10%
  Presentation laboratory: data presentation from lab on task 2
 
Oral, teamwork 5-10 Min. 1-6 10%
End-of-semester exam closed-book exam based on lecture written   1-6 60%

Remarks

 

Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.
Course: Human Factors - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.AV.HF-EN.19HS.P
Title
Human Factors - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Human Factors - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.AV.HF-EN.19HS.V
Title
Human Factors - Vorlesung

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.