1 edition of Safety and human error in engineering systems found in the catalog.
Safety and human error in engineering systems
Dhillon, B. S.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||T55 .D485 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012004789|
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