MIE523H1: Engineering Psychology and Human Performance


An examination of the relation between behavioural science and the design of human-machine systems, with special attention to advanced control room design. Human limitations on perception, attention, memory and decision making, and the design of displays and intelligent machines to supplement them. The human operator in process control and the supervisory control of automated and robotic systems. Laboratory exercises to introduce techniques of evaluating human performance.

MIE231H1/MIE236H1/ECE286H1 or equivalent required; MIE237H1 or equivalent recommended
54.9 (Fall), 54.9 (Winter), 109.8 (Full Year)