Safety and human error in engineering systems [electronic resource] / B.S. Dhillon.Material type: BookPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2013Description: xvii, 242 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781466506954 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Industrial safety | Errors -- Prevention | Human engineeringGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction -- 2. Basic mathematical concepts -- 3. Safety and human factors and error basics -- 4. Methods for performing safety and human error analysis in engineering systems -- 5. Transportation systems safety -- 6. Medical systems safety -- 7. Mining equipment safety -- 8. Robot and software safety -- 9. Human error in transportation systems -- 10. Human error in healthcare systems and in mining equipment -- 11. Human error in power plant maintenance and aviation maintenance.
"This book combines coverage of safety and human factors in engineering into a single volume, eliminating the need to consult many different and diverse sources to obtain desired information. It discusses mathematical concepts necessary to understanding material presented in subsequent chapters. The author describes the methods that can be used to perform various types of safety and human error analysis in engineering systems. The book contains examples along with their solutions and at the end of each chapter are numerous problems to test reader comprehension"-- Provided by publisher.
Also available in print edition.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.