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Human Reliability : With Human Factors.

Author: Balbir S Dhillon
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013.
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Human Reliability: With Human Factors focuses on human reliability during system design. The book is organized into 13 chapters, wherein Chapter 1 presents histories of human factors and human reliability along with selective terms and definitions. Chapter 2 shows basic reliability mathematics and concepts. Subsequent chapters then elaborate on human reliability, human errors, six human reliability analysis methods,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dhillon, Balbir S.
Human Reliability : With Human Factors.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Balbir S Dhillon
ISBN: 9781483149295 1483149293
OCLC Number: 897643069
Notes: Chapter 10. Human Factors in Quality Control.
Description: 1 online resource (260 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Human Reliability: With Human Factors; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction; HISTORY OF HUMAN FACTORS; BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMAN RELIABILITY; TERMS AND DEFINITIONS; SCOPE OF THE BOOK; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES; Chapter 2. Mathematics and Basic Reliability Concepts; INTRODUCTION; PROBABILITY; PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS; LAPLACE TRANSFORMS; QUADRATIC EQUATIONS; RELIABILITY NETWORKS; FINAL-VALUE THEOREM AND MEAN TIME TO FAILURE; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES. Chapter 3. Introduction to Human ReliabilityINTRODUCTION; STRESS; ROOK'S MODEL OF HUMAN ERROR OCCURRENCE; FAULT TREE METHOD; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES; Chapter 4. Human Errors; INTRODUCTION; REASONS FOR HUMAN ERRORS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES; OCCURRENCE OF HUMAN ERRORS; CLASSIFICATION OF HUMAN ERRORS; HUMAN ERROR PROBABILITY ESTIMATES; HUMAN ERROR IN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM OPERATIONS AND IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; HUMAN ERROR PREVENTION METHODS; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES; Chapter 5. Human-Reliability Analysis Methods; INTRODUCTION; TECHNIQUE FOR HUMAN ERROR RATE PREDICTION (THERP). PROBABILITY TREE METHODTHE THROUGHPUT RATIO METHOD; PERSONNEL RELIABILITY INDEX; BLOCK DIAGRAM METHOD; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES; Chapter 6. Reliability Evaluation of Systems with Human Errors; INTRODUCTION; RELIABILITY EVALUATION OF REDUNDANT SYSTEMS WITH HUMAN ERROR; RELIABILITY DETERMINATION OF REDUNDANT SYSTEMS WITH CRITICAL HUMAN ERROR; RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF ON-SURFACE TRANSIT SYSTEMS WITH HUMAN ERRORS; RELIABILITY EVALUATION OF HUMAN OPERATORS UNDER STRESS; AVAILABILITY ANALYSIS OF A SYSTEM WITH HUMAN ERRORS; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES. Chapter 7. Human Factors in Maintenance and MaintainabilityINTRODUCTION; HUMAN FACTORS IN MAINTENANCE; HUMAN FACTORS IN MAINTAINABILITY; USEFUL GUIDELINES FOR PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED WITH MAINTENANCE AND MAINTAINABILITY; MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES AND JOB AIDS; THE MAINTENANCE REDUCTION CURVE; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES; Chapter 8. Human Safety; INTRODUCTION; ACCIDENT LOSSES; REASONS FOR ACCIDENTS; ACCIDENT- AND ERROR-REDUCTION MEASURES; ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION; MAN VERSUS MACHINES; ACTIVITIES OF THE SAFETY ENGINEER AND SAFETY-WARNING-RELATED QUESTIONS FOR DESIGN ENGINEERS. SAFETY DEVICES AND HUMAN FAILURE MODESFACTORS FOR POTENTIAL HUMAN ERRORS AND ADVANTAGES OF ERROR STUDY OVER ACCIDENT STUDY; SELECTED SAFETY-RELATED FORMULAS; SUMMARY; EXERCISES; REFERENCES; Chapter 9. Human Reliability Data; INTRODUCTION; GENERAL RELIABILITY DATA; HUMAN FACTORS DATA; GUIDELINES FOR HUMAN PERFORMANCE RELIABILITY DATA SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT; HUMAN PERFORMANCE DATA COLLECTION METHODS; DATA BANKS FOR HUMAN RELIABILITY STUDIES; SOURCES OF HUMAN-RELATED DATA IN PROCESS PLANTS; HUMAN ERROR DATA FOR SELECTED TASKS AND HUMAN RELIABILITY DATA SOURCES; EXERCISES; REFERENCES.

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Human Reliability: With Human Factors focuses on human reliability during system design. The book is organized into 13 chapters, wherein Chapter 1 presents histories of human factors and human reliability along with selective terms and definitions. Chapter 2 shows basic reliability mathematics and concepts. Subsequent chapters then elaborate on human reliability, human errors, six human reliability analysis methods, and reliability evaluation of systems with human errors. Other chapters elucidate human factors in maintenance and maintainability; human safety; human reliability data; and human.

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