OA3401: Human Factors in System Design - NPS Online
Human Factors in System Design
Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months
POC: NPS Online Support
This course will provide an introduction to the field of Human Factors with an emphasis on military systems. Humans are the most important element of any military system. Consequently, the design of effective systems must take into account human strengths and limitations as well as considerations of human variability. The course surveys human factors and human-centered design and system effectiveness and safety. Topics include human cognition and performance as they are influenced physiological, anthropometric and environmental considerations.
Included in degrees & certificates
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Describe and apply methods for analysis of human-technological systems.
- Explain human physical, cognitive and psychological capabilities and limitations as they relate to human roles in complex systems.
- Describe and apply theories, methods and principles of human factors engineering as they relate to systems engineering.
- Evaluate and apply human factors engineering research, reports, principles, and standards relevant for systems engineering and human systems integration.
09 Jun 2023
Spring quarter last day of classes
13 Jun 2023
Spring quarter final examinations begin
15 Jun 2023
Spring quarter final examinations end