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Module Overview

Lesson Objective



Human Factors

Lab Exercises


Poor Designs


Additional Sites



Human Factors - The field of effort and body of knowledge devoted to the adaptation and design of equipment for efficient and advantageous use by people considering physiological, psychological and training factors.

ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) - The application of advanced communications, information processing, control and electronics technology to improve the transportation system in order to save lives, time and money.

Psychophysical - The interaction of the mind and body, and how those interactions define a person's responses to their enviroment.

Psychological - Mental or emotional in nature, having to do with the brain and its functions.

Physiological - Dealing with the functions of living matter and beings. It often refers to the functions of the human body.

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