Human Factors in Aviation (2nd edition)

Human Factors in Aviation (2nd edition)

By: Dan Maurino (editor), Dr Florian Jentsch (editor), Dr. Eduardo Salas (editor)Paperback

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This edited textbook is a fully updated and expanded version of the highly successful first edition of Human Factors in Aviation. Written for the widespread aviation community - students, engineers, scientists, pilots, managers, government personnel, etc., HFA offers a comprehensive overview of the topic, taking readers from the general to the specific, first covering broad issues, then the more specific topics of pilot performance, human factors in aircraft design, and vehicles and systems. The new editors offer essential breath of experience on aviation human factors from multiple perspectives (i.e. scientific research, regulation, funding agencies, technology, and implementation) as well as knowledge about the science. The contributors are experts in their fields. Topics carried over from the first edition are fully updated, several by new authors who are now at the fore of the field. New material - which represents 50% of the volume - focuses on the challenges facing aviation specialists today. One of the most significant developments in this decade has been NextGen, the Federal Aviation Administration's plan to modernize national airspace and to address the impact of air traffic growth by increasing airspace capacity and efficiency while simultaneously improving safety, environmental impacts and user access. NextGen issues are covered in full. Other new topics include: High Reliability Organizational Perspective, Situation Awareness & Workload in Aviation, Human Error Analysis, Human-System Risk Management, LOSA, NOSS and Unmanned Aircraft System.

Contents

Foreword Robert L. Helmreich I. Introduction Chapter 1: Human Factors in Aviation: An Overview Eduardo Salas, Dan Maurino, and Michael Curtis II. Organizational Perspectives Chapter 2: The System Perspective on Human Factors in Aviation Thomas B. Sheridan Chapter 3: The System Safety Perspective Amy R. Pritchett Chapter 4: The Safety Culture Perspective Manoj Patankar and Edward J. Sabin Chapter 5: The High Reliability Organization Perspective Sidney W. A. Dekker and David D. Woods III. Pilot and Crew Performance Issues Chapter 6: The Human in Flight: From Kinesthetic Sense to Cognitive Sensibility Kathleen L. Mosier Chapter 7: Information Processing in Aviation Michael A. Vidulich, Christopher D. Wickens, Pamela S. Tsang and John M. Flach Chapter 8: Managing Workload, Performance, and Situation Frank Durso and Amy L. Alexander Chapter 9: Group Dynamics at 35,000 Feet Eduardo Salas, Marissa L. Shuffler and Deborah Diazgranados Chapter 10: Flight Training and Simulation as Safety Generators John Bent and Kwok Chan Chapter 11: Understanding and Analyzing Human Error in Real-World Operations R. Key Dismukes Chapter 12: Cognitive Architectures for Human Factors in Aviation Kevin Gluck Chapter 13: Aircrew Fatigue, Sleep Need and Circadian Rhythmicity Melissa M. Mallis, Siobhan Banks and David E. Dinges IV. Human Factors in Aircraft Design Chapter 14: Aviation Displays Michael T. Curtis, Florian Jentsch, and John A. Wise Chapter 15: Cockpit Automation: Still Struggling to Catch Up... Thomas Ferris, Nadine Sarter, and Christopher D. Wickens Chapter 16: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Alan Hobbs Chapter 17: Crew Station Design and Integration Alan R. Jacobsen, David A. Graeber, and John Wiedemann V. Vehicles and Systems Chapter 18: The History in the Basics and the Challenges for the Future Captain William Hamman, MD, Ph.D. with an Introduction by Captain William L. Rutherford, MD Chapter 19: General Aviation Stephen M. Casner Chapter 20: Air Traffic Management Ann-Elise Lindeis Chapter 21: Maintenance Human Factors: A Brief History Barbara G. Kanki VI. Nextgen Commentary Chapter 22: Commentary on NEXTGEN and Aviation Human Factors Paul Krois, Dino Piccione, and Tom McCloy

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780123745187
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 744
  • ID: 9780123745187
  • weight: 970
  • ISBN10: 0123745187
  • edition: 2nd edition

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