Space safety and human performance /

Space Safety and Human Performance provides a comprehensive reference for engineers and technical managers within aerospace and high technology companies, space agencies, operators, and consulting firms. The book draws upon the expertise of the world's leading experts in the field and focuses p...

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Imprint:Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, an imprint of Elsevier, [2017]
©2018
Description:1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Language:English
Subject:Astronautics -- Safety measures.
Astronautics -- Human factors.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
Astronautics -- Human factors.
Astronautics -- Safety measures.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11389022
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Other authors / contributors:Sgobba, Tommaso, editor.
Kanki, Barbara G., 1948- editor.
Clervoy, Jean-François, editor.
Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim, editor.
ISBN:9780081018705
0081018703
9780081018699
008101869X
Notes:"Sponsored by The International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource ; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 15, 2017).
Summary:Space Safety and Human Performance provides a comprehensive reference for engineers and technical managers within aerospace and high technology companies, space agencies, operators, and consulting firms. The book draws upon the expertise of the world's leading experts in the field and focuses primarily on humans in spaceflight, but also covers operators of control centers on the ground and behavior aspects of complex organizations, thus addressing the entire spectrum of space actors. During spaceflight, human performance can be deeply affected by physical, psychological and psychosocial stressors. Strict selection, intensive training and adequate operational rules are used to fight performance degradation and prepare individuals and teams to effectively manage systems failures and challenging emergencies. The book is endorsed by the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).
Other form:Print version: 9780081018699 008101869X
Table of Contents:
  • ""Front Cover""; ""Space Safety and Human Performance""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""About the Editors and Contributors""; ""About the Editors""; ""About the Contributors""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chapter 1 Introduction""; ""1.1 Unsafe acts and latent failures""; ""1.2 Spaceflight incidents and close calls due to human error""; ""1.2.1 Mercury MA-7 (1962): Overconsumption of rcs fuel""; ""1.2.2 Apollo 10 LM (1969): Wrong Abort Guidance System Command""; ""1.2.3 Skylab 4 (1972): Wrong Circuit Breakers Opened for Re-Entry""
  • ""1.2.4 Apollo ASTP (1975): Inadvertent Maneuver After Docking""""1.2.5 Apollo ASTP (1975): Crew exposure to toxic gases""; ""1.2.6 STS 3 (1982): Shuttle Almost Crashed at Landing""; ""1.2.7 Mir (1997): Progress-mir collision""; ""1.3 Human error prevention""; ""1.4 Beyond earth orbits""; ""1.5 Book structure""; ""1.5.1 Chapter 2 â#x80;#x9C;Cognitive Functions and Human Errorâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.2 Chapter 3 â#x80;#x9C;Workload and Fatigueâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.3 Chapter 4 â#x80;#x9C;Space Flight Environmentâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.4 Chapter 5 â#x80;#x9C;Physiological Performance and Capabilitiesâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.5 Chapter 6 â#x80;#x9C;Psychological Resilienceâ#x80;#x9D;""
  • ""1.5.6 Chapter 7 â#x80;#x9C;Human Factors Research Tools and Methodsâ#x80;#x9D;""""1.5.7 Chapter 8 â#x80;#x9C;System Safety and Accident Preventionâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.8 Chapter 9 â#x80;#x9C;Human-System Interfaces Designâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.9 Chapter 10 â#x80;#x9C;Human-Automation Interactionâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.10 Chapter 11 â#x80;#x9C;Human Factors and Safety in EVAâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.11 Chapter 12 â#x80;#x9C;Human Reliability Analysis Methods and Toolsâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.12 Chapter 13 â#x80;#x9C;Human Factors in Mission Control Centersâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.13 Chapter 14 â#x80;#x9C;Organizational Factors and Safety Cultureâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.14 Chapter 15 â#x80;#x9C;Habitability and Habitat Designâ#x80;#x9D;""
  • ""1.5.15 Chapter 16 â#x80;#x9C;Selection and Trainingâ#x80;#x9D;""""1.5.16 Chapter 17 â#x80;#x9C;Medical and Psychological Mission Supportâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""1.5.17 Chapter 18 â#x80;#x9C;Human Factors in Mishap Investigationâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""References""; ""Further Reading""; ""Chapter 2 Cognitive functions and human error""; ""2.1 Crewmember cognitive function during spaceflight""; ""2.1.1 Introduction""; ""2.1.2 Spaceflight Cognitive Tests""; ""2.1.3 The â#x80;#x9C;Cognitionâ#x80;#x9D; Test Battery""; ""2.1.4 A Framework for Discussing Crewmember Cognition""; ""2.1.4.1 The Short-Term Sensory Store and Perception""; ""2.1.4.2 Attention""
  • ""2.1.4.3 Working Memory""""2.1.4.3.1 Interruptions and distractions""; ""2.1.4.3.2 Vigilance""; ""2.1.4.4 Long-Term Memory""; ""2.1.4.5 Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Decision Making""; ""2.1.4.6 Carbon Dioxide Effects on Decision Making""; ""2.1.4.7 Traumatic Brain Injury and Crewmember Cognition""; ""2.1.5 Concluding Remarks""; ""2.2 Human error""; ""2.2.1 Definition""; ""2.2.2 Human Error Taxonomies""; ""2.2.3 Understanding Human Performance""; ""2.2.4 Dual Processing""; ""2.2.5 Cognitive Heuristics""; ""2.2.6 Applications to Aerospace""; ""2.2.7 Concluding Remarks""; ""References""