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Human Factors in Aviation (Paperback, 2nd edition) Loot Price: R1,845
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Human Factors in Aviation (Paperback, 2nd edition): Eduardo Salas, Florian Jentsch, Dan Maurino
Human Factors in Aviation (Paperback, 2nd edition): Eduardo Salas, Florian Jentsch, Dan Maurino

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Human Factors in Aviation (Paperback, 2nd edition)

Eduardo Salas, Florian Jentsch, Dan Maurino

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This edited textbook isa 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. Thecontributors are experts in their fields.
Topics carried over from the first edition arefully updated, severalby new authors who are now at the fore of the field. New material -whichrepresents 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 arecovered 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.
*Comprehensive text with up-to-date synthesis of primary source material that does not need to be supplemented
*New edition thoroughly updated with 50% new material and full coverage of NexGen and other modern issues
*Instructor website with test bank and image collection makes this the only text offering ancillary support
*Liberal use of case examples exposes readers to real-world examples of dangers and solutions"

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Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2010
First published: February 2010
Editors: Eduardo Salas • Florian Jentsch • Dan Maurino
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 744
Edition: 2nd edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-12-374518-7
Barcode: 9780123745187
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Transport technology > Aerospace & aviation technology
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LSN: 0-12-374518-7

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