Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Volume 5: Aerospace and Transportation Systems, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics

Volume 5: Aerospace and Transportation Systems, 1st Edition

Edited by Don Harris


484 pages

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This is the fifth edited volume of refereed contributions, from an international group of researchers and specialists. Volumes Five and Six comprise the edited proceedings of the third international conference on Engineering Psychology Cognitive Ergonomics, organized by Cranfield College of Aeronautics, Edinburgh, Scotland in October 2000. Volume Five concentrates on applications in the areas of transportation, medical ergonomics and training. Topics addressed include: the design of control and display systems; human perception, error, reliability, information processing, and performance modelling; mental workload; stress; automation; situation awareness; skill acquisition and retention; techniques for evaluating human-machine systems and the physiological correlates of performance. Both volumes will be useful to applied and occupational psychologists, instructors, instructional developers, equipment and system designers, researchers, government regulatory personnel, human resource managers and selection specialists; also to senior pilots, air traffic control and aviation and ground transportation operations management.


'…a useful reference book for any ergonomist involved in the design and development of automation.' Ergonomics Abstracts

Table of Contents

Contents: Aerospace Cognitive Ergonomics: Application of human performance data and quantitative models to the design of automation, Raja Parasuraman; Evaluation of the cockpit assistant military aircraft (CAMA) in flight trials, Peter Stütz and Axel Schulte; Cognitive concepts in mission management for air-to-ground attack aircraft, Axel Schulte and Peter Stütz; The practice of engineering psychology - a UK approach, Iain S. MacLeod; Human factors and engineering methodologies: complementary or insurmountable?, Carole Deighton; The process of certification - issues for new technologies, Karen P. Lane and Iain S. Macleod; Auditory alerting system: design of sounds and their presentation logic, Pernilla Ulfvengren; Object layers in HUDs: the role of motion in grouping symbology, Jerzy Jarmasz, Chris M. Herdman and Kamilla Run Johannsdottir; Mixed-up but flyable: HMDs with aircraft- and head-referenced symbology, Chris M. Herdman, Kamilla Run Johannsdottir, Joseph Armstrong, Jerzy Jarmasz, Jo-Anne LeFevre and Fred Lichacz; Cognitive cockpit systems: information requirements analysis for pilot control of cockpit automation, Robert M. Taylor, Samia Abdi, Rosie Dru-Drury and Mike C. Bonner; Cognitive cockpit systems: the effects of reliability and saliency of aiding information on map situation assessment, Robert M. Taylor and Rosie Dru-Drury; Cognitive cockpit systems: voice for cognitive control of tasking automation, Rosie Dru-Drury, Philip S.E. Farrell and Robert M. Taylor; Assessing patterns of head motion behaviour for adapting multi-sensory interfaces: qualitative and quantitative analyses and model specification, Robert S. Bolia and W. Todd Nelson; The influence of airborne data link on system dependability, Hans-Gerhard Giesa, Thomas Müller and Geerd Anders; Costs and benefits of automation in air warfare, Malcolm James Cook; Where do we go from here?: navigation decision aiding in the case of sub-system failure, René Nibbelke, Ceri Pritchard, Paul Emmer

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TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / General