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Aviation and Human Factors

How to Incorporate Human Factors into the Field by Sanchez-Alarcos, Jose Code: 56888 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publication date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days Price: AU $226.11
Air safety is right now at a point where the chances of being killed in an aviation accident are far lower than the chances to winning a jackpot in any of the major lotteries. However, keeping or improving that performance level requires a critical analysis of some events that, despite scarce, point to structural failures in the learning process. The effect of these failures could increase soon if there is not a clear and right development path. This book tries to identify what is wrong, why there are things to fix, and some human factors principles to keep in aircraft design and operations. Features Shows, through different events, how the system learns through technology, practices, and regulations and the pitfalls of that learning process Discusses the use of information technology in safety-critical environments and why procedural knowledge is not enough Presents air safety management as a successful process, but at the same time, failures coming from technological and organizational features are shown Offers ways to improve from the human factors side by getting the right lessons from recent events
Format: Hardback
Pages: 208
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher: CRC PRESS INC
Publication date: 11/07/2019
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 235mm X 156mm
Code: 56888
Chapter I: Commercial Aviation: A General Picture. Chapter II: Event Analysis as an Improvement Tool. Chapter III: The changing role of Technology and People in Aviation. Chapter IV: People as alternative resource: Feasibility and requirements. Chapter V: Organizational Learning in Air Safety: The role of the different stakeholders. Chapter VI: The engine for Organizational Learning: Where it is and where it should be. Chapter VII: The Future of Improvements in Air Safety. Chapter VIII: Conclusions.