342-0480/03 – Aeronautical Technology Laboratory (PzLT)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HOR53 Ing. Rostislav Horecký, Ph.D.
HRA56 Josef Hranický
UCH010 Ing. Lenka Kontriková
SMR46 doc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The subject´s goal is to achieve the necessary competencies focused on the issues of Human Factors in the aircraft maintenance and their impact on the system safety in the air transport.

Teaching methods



This subject deals with Human Factors in the aircraft maintenance that is required in the training for obtaining the AML license according to the European Aviation Regulation Part66. The course content is primarily a human performance and factors that set their limits, as well as social psychology, communication between people, human error or the aircraft maintenance workplace risks.

Compulsory literature:

CAA UK: CAP 718: Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance and Inspection, available on: http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=33&pagetype=65&appid=11&mode=detail&id=287

Recommended literature:

Šulc, J. LIDSKÝ ČINITEL. CERM, s.r.o. 2005 Brno. 112 s.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

To develop a semestral work according to specification


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Tasks 1.1. Physical work; 1.2. Repetitive tasks; 1.3. Visual inspection; 1.4. Complex systems. 2. Communication 2.1. Communication within the team and between teams; 2.2. Writing and recording work; 2.3. Updates, duration; 2.4. Dissemination of information. 3. human error 3.1. Models and theory of errors; 3.2. Types of error in maintenance tasks; 3.3. Implications of errors (eg, accidents); 3.4. Preventing and correcting mistakes. 4. Hazards in the Workplace 4.1. Recognition of risks and risk prevention

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
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Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Rozsah povinné účasti

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R037) Aircraft Operation Technology P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R037) Aircraft Operation Technology P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R037) Aircraft Operation Technology P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan

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