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Living Aloft : Human Requirements For Extended Spaceflight

Living Aloft : Human Requirements For Extended Spaceflight - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-1410219831

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Living Aloft : Human Requirements For Extended Spaceflight - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-1410219831

Mary M. Connors, Albert A. Harrison and Faren R. Akins

ISBN13: 978-1410219831
ISBN10: 1410219836
Cover type:
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: University Press of Pacific
Published: 2005
International: No

Table of Contents

CONTENTS:AcknowledgmentsChapter I. Living in SpaceBackgroundA Framework for ForecastingGuiding AssumptionsTheoretical OrientationThe Available DataSpace EnvironmentsThe Physical EnvironmentThe Social EnvironmentBasic Reactions to Space-like EnvironmentsTemporal FluctuationsSummary and ConclusionsChapter II. Behavioral and Selection Implications of Biomedical ChangesPhysiological DeconditioningSimulation StudiesResistance to DeconditioningCountermeasuresVestibular AlterationsManifestations and TheoryResistance to Vestibular EffectsCountermeasuresVisual ChangesSummary and ConclusionsChapter III. HabitabilityBackgroundThe Physical EnvironmentInterior SpaceFoodHygieneTemperature and HumidityDecor and LightingOdorNoiseHealth and LeisureRecreationExercisePrivacyMeaning and FunctionsTheoryBases of NeedsMechanismsCrowdingTerritorialityPrivacy in SpaceComplex EffectsMultiple StressorsAftereffectsSummary and ConclusionsChapter IV. PerformanceDescribing PerformanceWork Requirements in SpaceHuman Performance AbilitiesAssessment of Human PerformanceDiscrete-task Assessment TechniquesMultiple-task BatteriesPartial- and Full-scale SimulationIn-flight Performance AssessmentFuture Focus of Research on PerformanceAssessmentIssues in Astronaut Work RegimesFactors Affecting Work CapacityFactors Affecting Work SchedulesFactors Affecting WorkloadThe Effects of DesynchronosisSleep DisturbancesSummary and ConclusionsChapter V. Small GroupsIntroductionIndividual Characteristics and Crew CompatibilityGenderAgeCulturePersonal AttractivenessEmotional StabilityCompetenceCooperativenessSocial VersatilitySimilarities and ComplementaritiesGroup HomeostasisCrew Size and Social CompatibilityAssembling GroupsInterpersonal DynamicsLeadershipCohesivenessCompliance, Conformity, and IndependenceGroup PerformanceTemporal DynamicsSummary and ConclusionsChapter VI. CommunicationIntroductionDirect Interpersonal CommunicationVerbal CommunicationNonverbal CommunicationMediated CommunicationPlanning Considerati
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