Ten Questions About Human Error (Human Factors in Transportation Series)

Ten Questions About Human Error (Human Factors in Transportation Series)

by Sidney Dekker, Barry A. Kantowitz
     
 
Analyzing failures in aircraft, trains and mass transit is daunting enough when considering only the mechanical aspects; the difficulty grows when the analysis expands to include the fallible humans who operate those transportation systems. Dekker (Lund University, Sweden) asks his key questions and sketches answers in order to examine areas where current wisdom is

Overview

Analyzing failures in aircraft, trains and mass transit is daunting enough when considering only the mechanical aspects; the difficulty grows when the analysis expands to include the fallible humans who operate those transportation systems. Dekker (Lund University, Sweden) asks his key questions and sketches answers in order to examine areas where current wisdom is lacking and to consider how improvements might be made in this discipline. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805847444
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/27/2004
Series:
Human Factors in Transportation Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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