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Aviation Psychology and Human Factors

2nd Edition

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Monica Martinussen, David R. Hunter
June 23, 2017

This book covers the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations and problems of aviation. It offers an overview of the role psychology plays in aviation, system design, selection and training of pilots, characteristics of pilots, safety, and passenger behavior. It covers co...

Evaluation of Human Work

4th Edition

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John R. Wilson, Sarah Sharples
April 16, 2015

Written by experts with real-world experience in applying ergonomics methodology in a range of contexts, Evaluation of Human Work, Fourth Edition explores ergonomics and human factors from a "doing it" perspective. More than a cookbook of ergonomics methods, the book encourages students to think abo...

Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
June 23, 2014

The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety t...

Individual Latent Error Detection (I-LED): Making Systems Safer

1st Edition

Justin R.E. Saward, Neville A. Stanton
December 14, 2018

Undetected human error in aircraft maintenance creates a latent error condition that can contribute to undesirable outcomes. Individual Latent Error Detection (I-LED) acts as an additional system safety control that helps an engineer recall past errors through environmental cues. This book...

Software-Defined Networking and Security: From Theory to Practice

1st Edition

Dijiang Huang, Ankur Chowdhary, Sandeep Pisharody
December 11, 2018

This book provides readers insights into cyber maneuvering or adaptive and intelligent cyber defense. It describes the required models and security supporting functions that enable the analysis of potential threats, detection of attacks, and implementation of countermeasures while expending...

Office Ergonomics and Human Factors: Practical Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Céline McKeown
December 10, 2018

Just like the previous edition, this new edition aims to provide practical advice on how to create, develop, or improve office environments so that those individuals who work within them can do so comfortably and contently. Those environments include traditional purpose-built offices, home offices,...

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body

1st Edition

Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho
November 30, 2018

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools...

Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment: Performance, Protection, and Comfort

1st Edition

Guowen Song, Faming Wang
November 26, 2018

Protective clothing and equipment used for firefighters protect them against their harsh working environment loaded with strong thermal hazards, elevated environmental temperatures, low oxygen concentration and smoke. This book describes an in-depth review of firefighting clothing and equipment,...

Designing Ergonomic, Safe, and Attractive Mining Workplaces

1st Edition

Joel Lööw, Bo Johansson, Eira Andersson, Jan Johansson
November 26, 2018

The mining industry has experienced important improvements with regard to its safety record and work environment. But there is still room for further improvement and the mining industry now faces the challenge of securing a future workforce: The current workforce is aging, and mining work...

Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach

1st Edition

Katie J. Parnell, Neville A. Stanton, Katherine L. Plant
November 26, 2018

Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach promotes a sociotechnical systems approach to driver distraction. This perspective focuses on analysis of the whole system, its values, and the interactions between human and technical elements at all organisational levels. The book covers the...

Web Wisdom: How to Evaluate and Create Information Quality on the Web, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Marsha Ann Tate
November 09, 2018

The World Wide Web has undergone tremendous growth since the first edition of Web Wisdom: How to Evaluate and Create Information Quality on the Web was conceived and written in the mid-to-late 1990s. The phenomenal global expansion of the internet together with the increasing sophistication of...

The Story of Industrial Engineering: The Rise from Shop-Floor Management to Modern Digital Engineering

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
November 05, 2018

Industrial Engineering is the profession dedicated to making systems function better together with less waste, better quality, and fewer resources, to serve the needs of society more efficiently and more effectively. This book uses a story-telling approach to teach and elaborate the fundamental...

Human-Computer Interaction and Cybersecurity Handbook

1st Edition

Abbas Moallem
October 24, 2018

Recipient of the SJSU San Jose State University Annual Author & Artist Awards 2018 Cyber security, or information technology security, focuses on protecting computers and data from criminal behavior. The understanding of human performance, capability, and behavior is one of the main areas that...

Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analyses

1st Edition

Michael S. Wogalter
October 10, 2018

This book has 18 case study chapters investigating various injury scenarios through the use of a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) analysis. Each injury scenario derives from one or more similar lawsuits (but names, places and some of the details are fictionalized). The scenarios describe a ‘slice...

Projects as Socio-Technical Systems in Engineering Education

1st Edition

Johan Meyer, Zach Simpson, Suné von Solms
October 10, 2018

This book presents the case for Project-Based Learning within Socio-Technical Systems in Engineering Education. The book highlights the importance of projects as Socio-Technical Systems as a means for supporting and enhancing international accreditation of engineering programs. Practical examples...

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