Search for dissertations about: "human factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2363 swedish dissertations containing the words human factors.

  1. 1. Representing human-automation challenges

    Author : Jonas Andersson; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; human-machine systems; control rooms; cognitive systems engineering; automation;

    Abstract : Automation technology is widely implemented in process control domains due to its benefits of improving efficiency and enhancing control. However, use of automation also introduces an often complex intermediary between the human and the controlled domain, which can obscure from the operator how system functioning is achieved. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Pluralistic Epistemology: Understanding the Future of Human-Technology Interactions in Shipping

    Author : Yemao Man; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Factors; Decision Making; Automation; Human-Technology Interaction; Psychology; Human Errors; Multidisciplinary; Sociotechnical System; Human-Computer Interaction; Ecology; Epistemological Pluralism; Situation Awareness; Situated Learning; Knowledge Management; Complexity; Maritime; Distributed Cognition; Sociology; Activity Theory;

    Abstract : The rapid advance of technologies is revolutionizing the way people work and transforming society into a digital world. In the shipping domain, many innovative technical systems have been designed and developed in the past decades, aiming to enable the maritime users to achieve the goal of safety, efficiency and effectiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies of safety and critical work situations in nuclear power plants : a human factors perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholms universitet

    Author : Lena Kecklund; Erik Hollnagel; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Safety; nuclear power; operators; work-related factors; performance; human error; annual outage; MTO; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to develop and apply different approaches for analyzing safety in critical work situations in real work settings in nuclear power plants, and also to identify safety enhancing measures by using the framework of interaction between human, organizational and technical subsystems (MTO, man-technology-organization). A Cognitive Psychology as well as a Stress Psychology framework was used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges in Partially Automated Driving A Human Factors Perspective

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ignacio Solís Marcos; Katja Kircher; Alejandro Galvao; Tuomo Kujala; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Partial automation; human factors; event-related potentials; cognitive underload; task interference; additional task; automation experience; automation trust; Partial automation; mänskliga faktorer; Eventrelaterade potentialer; kognitiv underbelastning; arbetsstörningar; sidouppgift; automatiseringserfarenhet; automatiseringsförtroende;

    Abstract : The technological development in recent years is currently reflected in the implementation of more and more advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). A clear example is found in the automated driving systems being marketed today. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human Lean Combining Sense of Coherence and Lean to achieve productivity and health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Bengt Halling; Lars Bengtsson; Katarina Wijk; Jörgen Eklund; Bonnie Poksinska; [2020]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; barriers; health promotion; implementation; Lean; leadership; management; organizational change; productivity; sense of coherence; supportive factors; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to identify barriers to and supportive factors for Lean implementation and to investigate how application of the Sense of Coherence (SOC) theory combined with Lean philosophy may affect health and productivity. The thesis is based on five studies. READ MORE