t.BA.AV.HF-EN.19HS (Human Factors) 
Module: Human Factors
This information was generated on: 18 May 2024
No.
t.BA.AV.HF-EN.19HS
Title
Human Factors
Organised by
T ZAV
Credits
4

Description

Version: 3.0 start 01 February 2023
 

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

Häusler Hermann Ruth (hasr)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students acquire practical basic knowledge for a differentiated consideration of human factors topics. F K2, K3
Students recognize the relevance of human factors topics in their own work and training environment. F, M, SO, SE K3, K4, K5, K6
Students learn to examine practical questions scientifically and methodically. F, M K2, K3, K4
The students know the challenges of comprehensive and sustainable human performance and safety management. F K3, K4, K5, K6

Module contents

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

Research question and hypotheses
 
Written, teamwork 2 A4-pages 1-6 20%
End-of-semester exam Research report 
 
Written, teamwor 2A4-pages 1-6 40%
           
  closed-book exam based on lecture written   1-6 40%

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.

Note

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.