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2nd Edition

Handbook of Aviation Human Factors

ISBN 9780805859065
Published December 16, 2009 by CRC Press
704 Pages 80 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A complete examination of issues and concepts relating to human factors in simulation, this book covers theory and application in space, ships, submarines, naval aviation, and commercial aviation. The authors examine issues of simulation and their effect on the validity and functionality of simulators as a training device. The chapters contain in depth discussions of these particular characteristics and issues. They also incorporate theories pertaining to the motivational aspects of training, simulation of social events, and PC based simulation.

Table of Contents


A Historical Overview of Human Factors in Aviation, J.M. Koonce and A. Debons

Aviation Research and Development: A Framework for the Eff ective Practice of Human Factors, or “What Your Mentor Never Told You about a Career in Human Factors…” J.E. Deaton and J.G. Morrison

Measurement in Aviation Systems, D. Meister and V. Gawron

Underpinnings of System Evaluation, M.A. Wise, D.W. Abbott, J.A. Wise, and S.A. Wise

Organizational Factors Associated with Safety and Mission Success in Aviation Environments, R. Westrum and A.J. Adamski

Human Capabilities and Performance

Engineering Safe Aviation Systems: Balancing Resilience and Stability, B. Johansson and J. Lundberg

Processes Underlying Human Performance, L. Bainbridge

Automation in Aviation Systems: Issues and Considerations, M. Mouloua, P. Hancock, L. Jones, and D. Vincenzi

Team Process, K.A. Wilson, J.W. Guthrie, E. Salas, and W.R. Howse

Crew Resource Management, D.E. Maurino and P.S. Murray

Fatigue and Biological Rhythms, G. Costa

Situation Awareness in Aviation Systems, M.R. Endsley


Personnel Selection and Training, D.L. Pohlman and J.D. Fletcher

Pilot Performance, L. Hitchcock, S. Bourgeois-Bougrine, and P. Cabon

Controls, Displays, and Crew Station Design, K. Liggett

Flight Deck Aesthetics and Pilot Performance: New Uncharted Seas, A.J. Gannon

Helicopters, B.E. Hamilton

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, N.J. Cooke and H.K. Pedersen

Air Traffic Control

Flight Simulation, W.F. Moroney and B.W. Moroney

Air Traffic Control, M.S. Nolan

Air-Traffic Controller Memory, E.S. Stein, D.J. Garland, and J.K. Muller

Air-Traffic Control Automation, V.D. Hopkin

Aviation Operations and Design

Air Traffic Control/Flight Deck Integration, K. Kerns

Intelligent Interfaces, J.M. Hammer

Weather Information Presentation, T.A. Lindholm

Aviation Maintenance, C.G. Drury

Civil Aviation Security, G.D. Gibb and R.J. Lofaro

Incident and Accident Investigation, S. Baker

Forensic Aviation Human Factors: Accident/Incident Analyses for Legal Proceedings, R.D. Gilson and E.L. Facci


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