Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Be proficient in writing definitions, principles, and concepts of crash survival.
2. Describe the events and forces associated with and aircraft accident.
3. Mathematically analyze the impact forces and "g" forces, which occur in an accident, and describe their channels of force transmission to the occupants.
4. Analyze and critically describe the various protective measures currently employed; and determine alternatives to provide better protection.
5. Understand the basic principles of "crash worthiness" applicable to general aviation, military and air carrier aircraft.
6. Analyze and critically examine the effect of post-impact fire and its byproducts.
7. List the principles of crash survival and apply them to the design and outfitting of aircraft.8. Complete a "Crash Survival Analysis" rating for various fixed-wing and rotor aircraft.