Human Factors in Transportation: Social and Technological Evolution Across Maritime, Road, Rail, and Aviation Domains, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Human Factors in Transportation

Social and Technological Evolution Across Maritime, Road, Rail, and Aviation Domains, 1st Edition

Edited by Giuseppe Di Bucchianico, Andrea Vallicelli, Neville A. Stanton, Steven J. Landry

CRC Press

451 pages | 106 B/W Illus.

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Description

More and more the most traditional and typical applied ergonomics issues of the activities related to sea shipping, vehicle driving, and flying are required to deal with some emerging topics related to the growing automatism and manning reduction, the ICT’s advances and pervasiveness, and the new demographic and social phenomena, such as aging or multiculturalism.

With contributions from expert researchers, professionals, and doctoral students from a wide number of countries such as Australia, Austria, Canada, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK and USA, this multi-contributed book will explore traditional and emerging topics of Human Factors centered around the maritime, road, rail, and aviation transportation domains.

Table of Contents

Maritime Workplaces and Safety in the Maritime Domain. Information and Human-Machine Interaction on Board. Human Diversity, Spatial Perception and Yacht Design. Introduction to the Rail Domain. Introduction to the Road Domain. Aviation Safety. Air Traffic Control Human Factors. Aircraft Human Factors.

About the Editors

Giuseppe Di Bucchianico and Andrea Vallicelli are affiliated with the University of Chieti-Pescara - Italy.

Neville A. Stanton is affiliated with the University of Southampton - UK.

About the Series

Industrial and Systems Engineering Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009160
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Transport
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety