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Preventing design error in control room systems: A human factors approach

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Ronald DayRonald Day
This study investigates the design processes used by IT designers, engineering firms, and business process developers; particularly those associated with high risk activities such as railway network control. Designers and end-users of technologies. devices. and business systems were surveyed and interviewed, and accident databases from around the world examined. The results from these three activities were analysed using a mixed methods approach. SPSS, N Vivo and Excel Analytical Tools were used to analyse the data.



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Centre for Railway Engineering;

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Associate Professor Yvonne Toft ; Dr Ryan Kift

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Doctoral Thesis