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Human Factors in Aviation

Fully updated and expanded version of the highly successful second edition of Human Factors in Aviation, this book is written for the widespread aviation community—students, engineers, scientists, pilots, managers, government personnel, etc. The new editors offer essential breadth 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. Beginning with more general topics like, it moves on to more specific topics such as pilot performance, human factors in aircraft design, and vehicles and systems.

Audience

Graduate students in human factors and aviation psychology courses; academic researchers in human factors area; aviation professionals in military, government, and commercial settings.

Paperback, 800 Pages

Published: October 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-420139-2

Contents

  • Chapter 1: Human Factors in Aviation: An Overview

    Chapter 2: The History in the Basics and the Challenges for the Future

    Chapter 3: The System Safety Perspective (Update)

    Chapter 4: The Safety Culture Perspective (Update)

    Chapter 5: The High Reliability Organization Perspective (Update)

    Chapter 6: The Human in Flight: from Kinesthetic Sense to Cognitive Sensibility (Update)

    Chapter 7: Information Processing in Aviation

    Chapter 8: Managing Workload, Performance, and Situation Awareness in Aviation Systems (Update)

    Chapter 9: Team Dynamics at 35,000 Feet (Update)

    Chapter 10: CRM (NEW)

    Chapter 11: Flight and Training Simulation as Safety Generators (Update)

    Chapter 12: Understanding and Analyzing Human Error in Real-World Operations (Update)

    Chapter 13: Simulation Training Device (NEW)

    Chapter 14: Aircrew Fatigue, Sleep Need and Circadian Rhythmicity (Update)

    Chapter 15: Aviation Displays (Update)

    Chapter 16: Cockpit Automation: Still Struggling to Catch up… (Update)

    Chapter 17: Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Chapter 18: Crew Station Design and Integration (Update)

    Chapter 19: Principles of Multi-UAV Central (NEW)

    Chapter 20: General Aviation (Update)

    Chapter 21: Air Traffic Management (Update)

    Chapter 22: Maintenance Human Factors: A Brief History (Update)

    Chapter 23: Road Ahead for Aviation Psychology (NEW)

    Chapter 24: International (NEW)

    Chapter 25: Future of Human Factors in Aviation (NEW)

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