Basic Flight Physiology / Edition 3

Basic Flight Physiology / Edition 3

by Richard Reinhart
     
 

The #1 Guide to Flight Physiology_Now Updated and Expanded with the Latest INSIGHTS for ENHANCING AIRCREW SAFE PERFORMANCE!

The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology has been completely updated and expanded with information on THAT WILL REDUCE PILOT IMPAIRMENT IN FLIGHT. This definitive guide to PHYSIOLOGICAL human factors in the flying

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The #1 Guide to Flight Physiology_Now Updated and Expanded with the Latest INSIGHTS for ENHANCING AIRCREW SAFE PERFORMANCE!

The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology has been completely updated and expanded with information on THAT WILL REDUCE PILOT IMPAIRMENT IN FLIGHT. This definitive guide to PHYSIOLOGICAL human factors in the flying environment provides a wealth of preventive measures pilots can take to anticipate and compensate for HUMAN FACTORS that cause 70% of all aviation accidents.

Packed with over 100 INFORMATIVE illustrations, this resource contains UNDERSTANDABLE coverage of THE MANY PHYSIOLOGICAL FACTORS THAT AFFECT PILOT PERFORMANCE PLUS crew resource management, in-flight medical emergencies, health maintenance programs, and more. The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology features:

  • Methods for dealing with vertigo and DISORIENTATION
  • Critical information on tolerance to FATIGUE
  • Techniques for handling self-imposed and environmental stresses
  • Guidance on the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS

Explore Every Aspect of “Medical Airworthiness”:


• Human Factors Defined • Basic Human Anatomy • The Atmosphere • Situation Awareness • Altitude Physiology • Hearing and Vibration • Vision • Orientation • Self-Imposed Medical Stress • Environmental Stresses • Sleep, Jet Lag, and Fatigue • Acceleration • Crew Resource Management • Human Factors of Automation • In-Flight Medical Emergencies • Health Maintenance Program • Medical Standards, Regulation, and Certification

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071494885
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/22/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
311
Sales rank:
1,086,098
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Foreword from first edition

Introduction

Chapter 1. Human Factors Defined

Chapter 2. Basic Human Anatomy

Chapter 3. The Atmosphere

Chapter 4. Situation Awareness

Chapter 5. Altitude Physiology

Chapter 6. Hearing and Vibration

Chapter 7. Vision

Chapter 8. Orientation

Chapter 9. Self-Imposed Medical Stresses

Chapter 10. Environmental Stresses

Chapter 11. Sleep, Jet Lag, and Fatigue

Chapter 12. Acceleration

Chapter 13. Crew Resource Management (CRM)

Chapter 14. Human Factors of Automation

Chapter 15. In-Flight Medical Emergencies

Chapter 16. Health Maintenance Program

Chapter 17. Medical Standards, Regulation, and Certification

Glossary

Recommended resources for aerospace medicine and flight physiology

Index

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