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Simulation Training : Fundamentals and Applications: Improving Professional Practice Through Simulation

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Drawing on decades of industrial experience, this insightful and practical guide uses case studies and an interdisciplinary perspective to explain the fundamentals of simulation training to improve performance of high-risk professional activities. It seeks to identify those conditions under which simulation training has been shown to improve professional practice while employing extensive real examples. Simulation Training: Fundamentals and Application helps readers to develop their own synthesis of the simulation learning method and to use such training to enhance their skills and performance. Case studies demonstrate five specific theatres of professional practice - the nuclear-power industry, aeronautics, surgery, anesthesia and metallurgy – and then detailed analysis highlights the common factors and key results. The author’s background as a Human Factors Consultant, Physicist and Physiologist has enriched studies of humans in work situations, work organization and management and he has also been involved in pedagogical conception of experimental training on simulators based on his experience as a safety expert on nuclear power plant. The book is useful to practitioners, researchers and students, both in industry and in university. It is clearly cross disciplinary as it presents and discusses applications in engineering, professional practice (airline pilots) and medicine.
Number of Pages: 180
Genre: Education, Science, Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Counseling / Vocational Guidance, General, Computer Simulation
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Philippe Fauquet-alekhine & Nane Pehuet
Language: English
Street Date: August 21, 2015
TCIN: 50288936
UPC: 9783319199139
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-2916
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