Handbook of Aviation Human Factors, Second Edition

Handbook of Aviation Human Factors, Second Edition

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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.In 1987, a Northwest Airlines MD-80 crashed on take-off at Detroit Airport owing to an improper configuration of the flaps ... While some of the out-of-the-loop performance problem may be owing to the loss of manual skills under automation , anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Aviation Human Factors, Second Edition
Author:John A. Wise, V. David Hopkin, Daniel J. Garland
Publisher:CRC Press - 2009-12-16


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