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16.423J Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support, Fall 2002

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dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2002 2007-11-30T13:33:52Z 2007-11-30T13:33:52Z 2002-12
dc.identifier 16.423J-Fall2002
dc.identifier.other 16.423J
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-18bd73377dc691510ef24ca8d144a688
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
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject physiological adaptation en
dc.subject weightlessness en
dc.subject human space flight en
dc.subject bone mechanics en
dc.subject muscle mechanics en
dc.subject musculoskeletal dynamics en
dc.subject cardiovascular system en
dc.subject neurovestibular system en
dc.subject extravehicular activity en
dc.subject.lcsh Space biology en
dc.subject.lcsh Life support systems (Space environment) en
dc.title 16.423J Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support, Fall 2002 en
dc.title.alternative Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 140201 en
dc.subject.cip Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering en

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