Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations, Analyses & Applications / Edition 2

Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations, Analyses & Applications / Edition 2

by Shari Krause
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071409742

ISBN-13: 9780071409742

Pub. Date: 07/23/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

* This worldwide bestseller utilizes case studies to examine and explain aircraft accidents and incidents

* Covers five major problem causes: human factors, weather, mid-air collisions, mechanical failure, runway incursions

* NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapters on Monitoring/Managing Cockpit Behavior and Spatial Disorientation; 27 new case studies; 25% new

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Overview

* This worldwide bestseller utilizes case studies to examine and explain aircraft accidents and incidents

* Covers five major problem causes: human factors, weather, mid-air collisions, mechanical failure, runway incursions

* NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapters on Monitoring/Managing Cockpit Behavior and Spatial Disorientation; 27 new case studies; 25% new illustrations

* Updated data and statistics throughout

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071409742
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
483
Sales rank:
701,864
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. IHuman Factors1
1Judgment and Decision-Making3
2Accurate Situation Assessment Leads to Good Situation Awareness29
3Crew Resource Management: The Integration of Interpersonal Skills and Technical Proficiency37
4Spatial Disorientation41
Pt. ICase Studies57
Pt. IIRunway Incursions141
Pt. IICase Studies147
Pt. IIIWeather211
5Air Masses and Fronts213
6Cloud Formation219
7Thunderstorms225
8Downbursts and Low-Level Windshear233
9Icing Conditions241
10Turbulence255
11Wake-Vortex Turbulence265
Pt. IIICase Studies277
Pt. IVMid-Air Collisions343
12Mid-Air Collision Avoidance: From See-and-Avoid to Search-and-Detect345
Pt. IVCase Studies359
Pt. VMechanical and Maintenance397
Pt. VCase Studies399
Index465

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