Human Performance Modeling Products

  • Biomechanical Aspects of Soft Tissues

    By Benjamin Loret, Fernando Manuel Fernandes Simoes

    Biomechanics applies the laws and techniques of mechanics in the study of biological systems and related phenomena. Biomechanics uses mathematical and computational tools such as model construction of musclo-skeletal system, body fluid circulation, to aid medical diagnosis, therapeutics and surgery…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    CRC Press

  • Distributed Cognition and Reality

    How Pilots and Crews Make Decisions

    By Katherine L. Plant, Neville A. Stanton

    Distributed Cognition and Reality puts theory into practice, as the first book to show how to apply the Perceptual Cycle Model in aviation decision making. Based on case studies, critical incident interviews and live observations in cockpits, the authors develop a new way to understand how pilots…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    CRC Press
    100 Cases

  • Modeling Sociocultural Influences on Decision Making

    Understanding Conflict, Enabling Stability

    Edited by Joseph V. Cohn, Sae Schatz, Hannah Freeman, David J. Y. Combs

    In our increasingly globally interconnected world, understanding and appreciating the sociocultural context within which individuals make their decisions is critical to developing successful partnerships. The collection of chapters in this volume illustrates how advances in information and social…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Just Culture

    Restoring Trust and Accountability in Your Organization, Third Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    A just culture is a culture of trust, learning and accountability. It is particularly important when an incident has occurred; when something has gone wrong. How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This third edition of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    CRC Press

  • Pre-Accident Investigations

    Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning

    By Todd Conklin

      The Problem Is the Question Pre-Accident Investigations: Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning challenges safety and reliability professionals to get better answers by asking better questions. A provocative examination of human performance and safety management,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    CRC Press

  • Nonlinear Analysis for Human Movement Variability

    Edited by Nicholas Stergiou

    How Does the Body’s Motor Control System Deal with Repetition? While the presence of nonlinear dynamics can be explained and understood, it is difficult to be measured. A study of human movement variability with a focus on nonlinear dynamics, Nonlinear Analysis for Human Movement Variability,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    CRC Press

  • Organizational Accidents Revisited

    By James Reason

    Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents introduced the notion of an ’organizational accident’. These are rare but often calamitous events that occur in complex technological systems operating in hazardous circumstances. They stand in sharp contrast to ’individual accidents’ whose damaging…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Textiles and Human Thermophysiological Comfort in the Indoor Environment

    By Radostina A. Angelova

    Textiles and Human Thermophysiological Comfort in the Indoor Environment delivers a methodical assessment of textile structures for various applications in the indoor environment with respect to the thermophysiological comfort of the inhabitants. The book begins by offering an overview of the role…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Foundations and Analysis

    By Michael Humphreys, Fergus Nicol, Susan Roaf

    There has been widespread dissatisfaction with accepted models for predicting the conditions that people will find thermally comfortable in buildings. These models require knowledge about clothing and activity, but can give little guidance on how to quantify them in any future situation. This has…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge

  • Systems Engineering

    Design Principles and Models

    By Dahai Liu

    For the past several decades, systems engineering has grown rapidly in its scope and application and shown significant benefits for the design of large, complex systems. However, current systems engineering textbooks are either too technical or at a high conceptual level. Written by an expert with…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Enhancing Surgical Performance

    A Primer in Non-technical Skills

    Edited by Rhona Flin, George G. Youngson, Steven Yule

    Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-Technical Skills explains why non-technical skills are vital for safe and effective performance in the operating theatre. The book provides a full account, with supporting empirical evidence, of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) system and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press

  • Diagnostic Expertise in Organizational Environments

    By Mark W. Wiggins, Thomas Loveday

    Diagnostic Expertise in Organizational Environments provides a state-of-the-art foundation for a new paradigm in expertise research and practice. Skilled diagnosis is essential for accurate and efficient performance across a range of organizational contexts, including aviation, finance, rail,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    CRC Press

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