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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 16.72 (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Air Traffic Control 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. John Hansman 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 16.72 Air Traffic Control



    Fall 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features lecture notes by the instructor.


    Course Description


    This course introduces the various aspects of present and future Air Traffic Control systems. Among the topics in the present system that we will discuss are the systems-analysis approach to problems of capacity and safety, surveillance, including the National Airspace System and Automated Terminal Radar Systems, navigation subsystem technology, aircraft guidance and control, communications, collision avoidance systems and sequencing and spacing in terminal areas. The class will then talk about future directions and development and have a critical discussion of past proposals and of probable future problem areas.
     

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