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Safety and human error in engineering systems

Dhillon, B. S.

Safety and human error in engineering systems

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety,
  • Errors,
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control,
  • Industrial safety,
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General),
  • Prevention,
  • Human engineering

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementB.S. Dhillon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT55 .D485 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25237643M
    ISBN 109781466506923
    LC Control Number2012004789

      From a design perspective, the engineer or designer produces a piece of equipment or a system with intentions to function in a certain way. When it doesn't function that way (it breaks, catches on fire, messes up its output or is befallen of some other mishap) they try to find the root cause.


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