ENAE 697 - Spring, 2017
Space Human Factors and Life Support
Course Syllabus and Announcements
 

  Space Systems Laboratory - Department of Aerospace Engineering - University of Maryland

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Notes and Announcements

Reference Documents

Molly S. Anderson, Michael K. Ewert, John F. Keener, and Sandra A. Wagner, Life Support Baseline Values and Assumptions Document NASA TP-2015-218570, NASA Johnson Space Center, March 2015 [PDF: 6.6 Mb; 220 pgs.]

Syllabus

 Date

 Subject

 Assignments
 Jan. 31 (#01/#02)

 Course Overview/Term Projects/History of Humans in Flight
 [PDF: 4.1 Mb, 43 pgs.]
 Cardiopulmonary Physiology
 [PDF: 3.5 Mb, 47 pgs.]

 
 Feb. 7 (#03/#04)  Decompression and Atmosphere Design
 [PDF: 4.6 Mb, 41 pgs.]
 Neurological Physiology
 [PDF: 1.9 Mb, 31 pgs.]
 
 Feb. 14 (#05/#06)  Musculoskeletal Physiology
 [PDF: 1.9 Mb, 58 pgs.]
 Psychosocial Aspects of Space Flight
 [PDF: 556 Kb, 32 pgs.]
 
 Feb. 21 (#07/#08)  Habitability
 [PDF: 5.5 Mb, 105 pgs.]
 
 Feb. 28 (#09/#10)  Habitability (continued)
 [PDF: 4.3 Mb, 86 pgs.]
 Space Habitat Design Elements
 [PDF: 2.8 Mb, 54 pgs.]
 
 March 7 (#11/#12)  Space Radiation
 [PDF: 2.9 Mb, 58 pgs.]
 
 March 14 (#13/#14)  Anthropometrics
 [PDF: 1.7 Mb, 44 pgs.]
 
 March 28 (#15/#16)  Space Habitability I
 [PDF: 6.5 Mb, 52 pgs.]
 
 April 4 (#17/#18)  Space Habitability II
 [PDF: 6.0 Mb, 69 pgs.]
 
 April 11 (#19/#20)  Space Habitability III
 [PDF: 8.3 Mb, 61 pgs.]
 
 April 18 (#21/#22)

 Human Factors Testing
 [PDF: 1.8 Mb, 60 pgs.]

 
 April 25 (#23/#24)  Psychosocial Aspects of Space Flight
 [PDF: 389 Kb, 34 pgs.]
 
 May 2 (#25/#26)  TBD  
 May 9 (#27/#28)  Term Project Presentations  

 Life Support Systems

 March 22 (#13)  Introduction to Space Life Support (Term Project Requirements)
 [PDF: 2.1 Mb, 48 pgs.]
 
 March 24 (#14)  Air Revitalization
 [PDF: 1.2 Mb, 42 pgs.]
 
 March 26 (#15)  Water Reclamation
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 
 March 31 (#16)  Nutrition and Waste Management/Bioregenerative Life Support
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 

 ExtraVehicular Activity

 April 2 (#17)  Pressure Garments
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 
 April 7 (#18)  Future EVA Suits
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 
 April 9 (#19)  Portable Life Support Systems
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 
 April 14 (#20)

 EVA Lessons Learned
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]

 
 April 16 (#21)  Simulation Media and Technologies
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 
 April 21 (#22)  Thermal Analysis
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 
 April 23 (#23)  Gaits and Locomotion
 [PDF: x Mb, x pgs.]
 

 Humans in the Control Loop

 April 28 (#24)  Fitts' Law and Tracking Tasks  
 April 30 (#25)  Human-Computer and Human-Robotic Interactions  
 May 5 (#26)  TBD  
 May 7 (#27)  Term Project Presentations  
 May 12 (#28)  Term Project Presentations