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Facing the Unexpected in Flight : Human Limitations and Interaction With Technology in the Cockpit

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This study analyzes pilots’ cognitive processing of dangerous, unexpected events during flight and identifies the human behaviors displayed by all pilots under stressful situations, particularly tunnel attention phenomenon. In doing so, it throws new light on human operational mechanisms and limitations which until now have only been taken into account implicitly in the study of human errors, human factors and their consequences. Using a kinematic template and mental models, five case studies break down real-life crises into a temporal sequence of pilot tasks, perceptions, and cognitive actions. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 233
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Engineering / Mechanical, Industrial Health + Safety
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Dr. Jean Pinet
Language: English
Street Date: October 27, 2015
TCIN: 50313749
UPC: 9781498718714
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-8010
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