Human Factors in the Design and Evaluation of Central Control Room Operations: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Human Factors in the Design and Evaluation of Central Control Room Operations

1st Edition

By Neville A. Stanton, Paul Salmon, Daniel Jenkins, Guy Walker

CRC Press

446 pages

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Description

Whether used for aviation, manufacturing, oil and gas extraction, energy distribution, nuclear or fossil fuel power generation, surveillance or security, all control rooms share two common features. The people operating them are often remote from the processes that they are monitoring and controlling and the operations work 24/7. The twin demands o

Table of Contents

Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics. Competencies. Training. Procedures. Communication Process. Manning and Workload. Automation. Supervision. Shift Patterns. Control Room Layout. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA). Alarms. Environment. Human Error. Safety Culture.

Subject Categories

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