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

5/2/17 - There will not be individual/group presentations on the last day of class. You should complete your system designs, document them via a high information density slide package, and turn in the package as a PDF before the end of finals week.>

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)

 Human Factors
 [PDF: 4.4 Mb, 62 pgs.]
 Anthropometrics
 [PDF: 3.8 Mb, 44 pgs.]

 
 March 14  Snow Day!  
 March 28 (#13/#14)  Space Radiation
 [PDF: 4.5 Mb, 129 pgs.]
 
 April 4 (#15/#16)  Life Support
 [PDF: 1.8 Mb, 54 pgs.]
 Air Revitalization
 [PDF: 1.7 Mb, 45 pgs.]
 
 April 11 (#17/#18)  Water Recovery (and Term Project discussion)
 [PDF: 2.4 Mb, 42 pgs.]
 Nutrition and Waste Handline
 [PDF: 3.3 Mb, 55 pgs.]
 
 April 18 (#19/#20)

 Extravehicular Activity
 [PDF: 5.4 Mb, 104 pgs.]

 
 April 25 (#21/#22)  Extravehicular Support Vehicles
 [PDF: 7.6 Mb, 56 pgs.]
 Surface Operations
 [PDF: 4.3 Mb, 85 pgs.]
 
 May 2 (#23/#24)  Portable Life Support Systems
 [PDF: X Kb, X pgs.]
 
 May 9 (#25/#26)  Gaits and Human Mobility
 [PDF: X Mb, X pgs.]
 Thermal Modeling
 [PDF: X Mb, X pgs.]