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By Don Harris

Taking an built-in, structures method of dealing completely with the human functionality matters encountered at the flight deck of the trendy airliner, this ebook describes the inter-relationships among some of the software parts of human components, recognising that the human contribution to the operation of an airliner doesn't fall into neat pigeonholes. the connection among parts reminiscent of pilot choice, education, flight deck layout and security administration is constantly emphasized in the e-book. It additionally affirms the upside of human components in aviation - the optimistic contribution that it will probably make to the - and avoids putting undue emphasis on whilst the human part fails. The e-book is split into 4 major elements. half one describes the underpinning technology base, with chapters on human details processing, workload, state of affairs expertise, determination making, mistakes and person changes. half of the ebook seems on the human within the approach, containing chapters on pilot choice, simulation and coaching, rigidity, fatigue and alcohol, and environmental stressors. half 3 takes a better examine the laptop (the aircraft), starting with an exam of flight deck show layout, through chapters on airplane keep watch over, flight deck automation, and HCI at the flight deck. half 4 completes the quantity with a attention of defense administration matters, either at the flight deck and around the airline; the ultimate bankruptcy during this part appears at human elements for incident and coincidence research. The e-book is written for execs in the aviation undefined, either at the flight deck and in other places, for post-graduate scholars and for researchers operating within the quarter.

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1 Adapted from: Orasanu, J. (1993). Decision Making in the Cockpit. L. G. L. Helmreich (eds) Cockpit Resource Management (pp. 137舑72). San Diego CA: Academic Press. M. H. (2008). Decision Making Training for Synthetic Environments: Using the Decision Ladder to Extract Specifications for Synthetic Environments Design and Evaluation. 2/2). Yeovil: Aerosystems International/HFI-DTC. T. (1990). Human Error. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. R. A. (1999). Models of Threat, Error, and CRM in Flight Operations.

4. Flight crews-- Training of. 5. Airplanes--Cockpits--Design and construction. I. 1艂3艂00289-dc22 ISBN: 978-1-4094-2339-3 (hbk) ISBN: 978-1-4094-2338-6 (pbk) ISBN: 978-1-4094-2340-9 (ebk) ISBN: 978-1-4094-8675-6 (ebk-ePUB) Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Harris, Don, 1961- Human performance on the flight deck / by Don Harris. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-4094-2339-3 (hardback) -- ISBN 978-1-4094-2338-6 (pbk) -- ISBN 978-1-4094-2340-9 (ebook) 1.

Analysis and modification of crew rostering practices can produce rotas which produce more efficient utilisation of flight crew, reduce crew fatigue, increase well-being and simultaneously enhance safety. Such efforts can also reduce stress and decrease employee turnover. At the same time a well-considered Human Factors aspect in a company舗s safety management system makes it cheaper to run and produces the information required to promote safer operations. The key to demonstrating the utility of Human Factors in aviation is not to count the cost of investing in it, but to calculate the savings that it makes on a through-life basis.

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