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Human Factors in Air Transport: Understanding Behavior and Performance in Aviation
  

Human Factors in Air Transport: Understanding Behavior and Performance in Aviation (Hardback, 1st ed. 2020)

By Seedhouse, Erik
By Brickhouse, Anthony
By Szathmary, Kimberly
By Williams, E. David

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This textbook provides students and the broader aviation community with a complete, accessible guide to the subject of human factors in aviation. It covers the history of aviation human factors in addition to the latest R&D focus, organizational factors, individual performance an... read full description below.

ISBN 9783030138479
Barcode 9783030138479
Published 20 September 2019 by Springer International Publish
Format Hardback, 1st ed. 2020
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ISBN-13 9783030138479
ISBN-10 303013847X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Springer International Publish
Imprint Springer
Publication Date 20 September 2019
International Publication Date 17 September 2019
Publication Country Switzerland Switzerland
Format Hardback, 1st ed. 2020
Edition 1st ed. 2020th
Author(s) By Seedhouse, Erik
By Brickhouse, Anthony
By Szathmary, Kimberly
By Williams, E. David
Category Occupational & Industrial Psychology
Occupational Medicine
Aerospace & Aviation Technology
Astronautics
Number of Pages 203
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 494g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Transport Technology
ONIX Text Adult education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 158.7
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

This textbook provides students and the broader aviation community with a complete, accessible guide to the subject of human factors in aviation. It covers the history of aviation human factors in addition to the latest R&D focus, organizational factors, individual performance and NextGen topics. The text aims to endow readers with a comprehensive understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of human factors in aviation. The information is organized into easy-to-digest chapters with end of chapter exercises, and the text is supported with 200 full-color illustrations and photographs. All human factors in aviation university knowledge requirements are covered and conveyed in a manner that is easily accessible: margin notes are provided for quick definitions of terms, and key points are emphasized through the use of review questions highlighting important facts.

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Author's Bio

The authors are experts in their fields at North America's premier aeronautical university, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which trains 25% of all the pilots in the U.S. Erik Seedhouse is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences and Aerospace and Occupational Safety in the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). There, he teaches Human Factors in Aviation in addition to courses in the Commercial Space Operations curriculum. He is also the Manager of the Suborbital Spaceflight Simulator, Mission Control Center. Between 2008 and 2013, he was director of Canada's manned centrifuge operations and managed the hypobaric facility at DRDC Toronto. He is a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society, a member of the Space Medical Association, and member of the Suborbital Technical Committee. In 2009, he was one of the final 30 candidates in the Canadian Space Agency's Astronaut Recruitment Campaign. Erik is the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Handbook of Life Support Systems for Spacecraft and a published author with more than 25 books to his name, including two textbooks for the International Space University. Anthony T. Brickhouse is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences in the College of Aviation at ERAU. Since entering academia, Professor Brickhouse has been involved in research surrounding flight operational quality assurance (FOQA), airport ground safety, the use of flight recorders in accident investigation, and the mental health aspects of accident investigation. Professor Brickhouse holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering with minors in mathematics/aviation safety and a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Science with a specialization in Aviation/Aerospace Safety Systems. He is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and is a full member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI), serving on their General Aviation Safety and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Working Groups. He is also the International Coordinator of Student Outreach and Mentoring for ISASI. Dr. Kim Szathmary is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences in the College of Aviation at ERAU. She retired from the United States Air Force in 2005 as a senior C-17 Instructor Pilot and Supervisor of Flying, which entailed direct control of up to 40 heavy aircraft in missions. She has extensive safety background, first serving as a Chief of Safety during OPERATIONS DESERT STORM/DESERT SHIELD and then directing both ground and aviation safety programs for more than 150 aviators at Charleston AFB, SC. Dr. Szathmary is a 1984 graduate of Valdosta State University and earned her MAS in 1995 through ERAU's Worldwide Campus while stationed in Charleston. She earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration/International Business, Management, and Aeronautical Science Management with Northcentral University in July 2014. Dr. Szathmary recently developed and is teaching an ERAU course on Flight Data Monitoring and Analysis. E. David Williams is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Occupational Safety has over 40 years of aviation experience, risk management, loss control, and insurance both as an USAF aviator and airport director. He has a Master's in Business Administration, an Associate in Risk Management, and a BS in Aviation Management, with additional professional credentials in insurance. Williams has over ten years of experience teaching college-level courses in aviation operations, risk management, human factors in aviation, safety and aviation law, and aviation emergency management.

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