13. A Case Study in Human-System Performance: The Exxon Valdez

  1. Roger Remington,
  2. Deborah Boehm-Davis and
  3. Charles Folk

Published Online: 28 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch13

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

How to Cite

Remington, R., Boehm-Davis, D. and Folk, C. (2012) A Case Study in Human-System Performance: The Exxon Valdez, in Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470548752

Online ISBN: 9781118393758

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Keywords:

  • human-system integration/performance;
  • the Exxon Valdez, affects on information processing;
  • circumstances and human limitations in real-world;
  • control theory perception on NTSB's interpretation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An Account of the Grounding of the Tankship Exxon Valdez

  • The Nature of the Error

  • Summary

  • References