By Nancy J. Cooke
A girl is operated on whereas she's awake...
A airplane runs out of gasoline whereas circling an airport for 30 minutes...
A passenger liner is unsuitable for an enemy fighter and shot down...
A corporation invests in a brand new procedure that may expense them money...
What do those failure have in common? How will we hinder them from occurring back?
Offering a serious standpoint on issues of human-technical structures, Stories of contemporary expertise mess ups and Cognitive Engineering Successes explores the numerous efforts of these who've made a good difference. The e-book analyzes various cognitive engineering functions, together with education, layout, army, transportation, communications, medication, and emergency reaction within the nuclear undefined.
actual global examples comprise—
Designing a army education application that more suitable the detection premiums of land mines
Redesigning a video display to aid anesthesiologists expect dosages extra effectively
Implementing new protocols to enhance the workflow and defense of a nuclear energy plant
The book’s specialize in cognitive engineering ideas emphasizes method equivalent to wisdom elicitation, laboratory stories, naturalistic statement, usability, and modeling. It addresses hugely complicated structures in addition to conventional human-machine interfaces.
This e-book demonstrates how cognitive engineers—
Identify and deal with cognitive problems
Develop, try out, and enforce solutions
Consider social, cultural, political, and fiscal factors
Develop standards to degree the luck of a solution