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Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations, Analyses, & Applications, Second Edition [NOOK Book]

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* 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

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Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations, Analyses, & Applications, Second Edition

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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071433938
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 7/23/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 483
  • Sales rank: 665,309
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Shari Stamford Krause, Ph.D., is an aviation safety research consultant. Her clients have included Boeing Commercial Airplane Company and ABC News. She has taught aviation courses at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and aviation safety at Auburn University. Dr. Krause is Chair of the Aircraft Operations Technical Committee, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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Table of Contents

IntroductionPART ONE: Human FactorsChapter 1: Judgment and Decision-MakingChapter 2: Accurate Situation Assessment Leads to Good Situation AwarenessChapter 3: Crew Resource Management: The Integration of Interpersonal Skills and Technical ProficiencyChapter 4: Spatial DisorientationPart I: Case StudiesPART TWO: RUNWAY INCURSIONSPart II: Case Studies PART THREE: WEATHERChapter 5: Air Masses and FrontsChapter 6: Cloud FormationChapter 7: ThunderstormsChapter 8: Downbursts and Low-Level WindshearChapter 9: Icing ConditionsChapter 10: TurbulenceChapter 11: Wake-Vortex TurbulencePart III: Case StudiesPART FOUR: MID-AIR COLLISIONSChapter 12: Mid-Air Collision Avoidance: From See-and-Avoid to Search-and-DetectPart IV: Case StudiesPART FIVE: MECHANICAL AND MAINTENANCEPart V: Case StudiesIndex













































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