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16.423J Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support, Fall 2002

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dc.contributor.author Newman, Dava J. en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2002 en_US
dc.date.issued 2002-12
dc.identifier 16.423J-Fall2002
dc.identifier local: 16.423J
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-18bd73377dc691510ef24ca8d144a688
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/39645
dc.description.abstract Fundamentals of human performance, physiology, and life support impacting engineering design and aerospace systems. Topics include: effects of gravity on the muscle, skeletal, cardiovascular, and neurovestibular systems; human/pilot modeling and human/machine design; flight experiment design; and life support engineering for extravehicular activity (EVA). Case studies of current research are presented. Assignments include a design project, quantitative homework sets, and quizzes emphasizing engineering and systems aspects. en_US
dc.language en-US en_US
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dc.subject physiological adaptation en_US
dc.subject weightlessness en_US
dc.subject human space flight en_US
dc.subject bone mechanics en_US
dc.subject muscle mechanics en_US
dc.subject musculoskeletal dynamics en_US
dc.subject cardiovascular system en_US
dc.subject neurovestibular system en_US
dc.subject extravehicular activity en_US
dc.subject Space biology en_US
dc.subject Life support systems (Space environment) en_US
dc.title 16.423J Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support, Fall 2002 en_US
dc.title.alternative Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support en_US


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