Essays Tagged: "human error"

Essay Comparing the Religions of the Modern to Thoose of the Ancient Greeks As Representated in the Odyssey

cultural groups? Death, the way it is represented in Homer's book, The Odyssey, is always caused by human error. Whether their death was caused by greed, selfishness, or just being curious, many peopl ... nd Ancient Egyptian beliefs.Equally important are the Ancient Greek views of death. Death caused by human error is widespread throughout the book. Human error is encountered in each one of Odysseus's ...

(3 pages) 114 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The threat of accidental nuclear war

g controlled by complex computers, the chanceof a malfunction increases as well. Add this to normal human error andgovernmental mistakes and you have a recipe for disaster. For this paper Iwill be des ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Importance of Communication, and Teamwork among the Flight and Cabin Crew

1Interpretation of Findings 11REFERENCES 13ABSTRACTThe majority of aircraft accidents are caused by human error, and an accident or incident is linked together by a chain of errors. Most of these acci ... Resource Management (CRM) have been developed to try to help the crews work together and reduce the human factor in accidents. CRM includes training in leadership/followership, assertiveness, manageme ...

(9 pages) 310 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Crew Resource Management Airline industry Aviation Safety

nd will continue to occur. With the introduction of larger and more complex aircraft, the number of humans required to operate these complex machines has increased as well as, some say, the probabilit ... litary aviation. The concept is not a new one, but is continually evolving and can even include non-human elements such as computer-controlled limitations on aircraft maneuvers and the conflicts that ...

(19 pages) 485 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Brief Summary and History of Contraceptive Devices

ancy or STDs is to not have sex. The failure rate could be caused by either the method itself or by human error, such as incorrect use. Each method has possible side effects, some minor, some more ser ...

(3 pages) 73 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Should the U.S. abolish the death penalty?

punishment. The death penalty should be abolished because of many factors including discrimination, human error, promotion of violence, costliness, and "cruel and unusual" punishment.In practice, the ... ld not be taken lightly. (3)Another big issue that people argue for abolishing the death penalty is human error. One of the most important things is the issue of punishing the wrong person. Since 1973 ...

(5 pages) 145 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Cause of the Grounding of M/V BRAER, How Crew Morale, Equipment Failure and Weather Conspired to Wreck a Tanker

events of January 5, 1993 that had started innocently enough involved a number of reasons including human error by not adequately preparing a vessel for sea, the extreme weather conditions that the ve ... seaworthiness of, and high quality standards with which this ship was built. It was determined that human error during the at-sea welding of the storage racks for the spare pipes on the after deck of ...

(6 pages) 24 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Human Factors in Aviation

Human Error in AviationMany people travel by airplane all around the world. For some people flying i ... rline official's say flying is safe, accidents kill many people because airlines neglect to prevent human error or repair faulty equipment. Sometimes I think the only reason an airplane could crash is ... e accidents revealed that more than eighty percent of all airline accidents involved some degree of human error (Helmreich 62). This is very alarming when people are putting their lives in the hands o ...

(14 pages) 228 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Quantitative preparation of a salt and yield calculation.

ent will be taking place in a school laboratory which could cause the apparatuses to cause error or human error could also take place.Apparatus:- 1 measuring cylinder (200ml ±0.1ml)- ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Agar Cubes

they were never changed. In conclusion my hypothesis was correct, but there was slight problems of human error in my lab, it was the fact that I left one set of cubes in longer than the other set I d ...

(1 pages) 45 2 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gluten content, gas retention and physical properties of starch in selected flours

rd part of the experiment making the data somewhat unreliable. This could be due to gas leakage and human error. However the data shows that gluten flour produces the most gas, followed by bread flour ... rend in the results can be seen. The data collection methods should be reviewed, as this could be a human error. Procedure should also be revisited, the amounts of malt (enzyme) were approximated and ...

(7 pages) 45 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Bermuda Triangle.

e of the lack of sufficient evidence, the large amount of fake reports, and recent evidence showing human error could be the cause of the strange disappearances.Many scientists all over the world have ... riangle is that both sides lack evidence. However, the theories that explain the disappearances as "human error" seem to be most logical. It is up to the reader to decide whether or not the Bermuda Tr ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

"Why do people make mistakes?"

or many years and though scientists have been successful in developing theories about the causes of human error the fact remains.Perception plays a key role in determining individual behaviour in orga ... ing of this is man who can characterize with domineering and aggressiveness.This theory denies that humans are innately aggressive and that frustration automatically leads to aggression. Aggression is ...

(11 pages) 211 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"A Winter's Tale"

he ship was unfortunate in its voyage due to the weather conditions, others think it was because of human error, and still there are a few that think it was because of fate. I myself believe that thes ... edoed and sunk, in 1916. So maybe it was fate that brought this great ship to an end.Negligence and human error played a key roll in the sinking of the Florizel. " Captain Martin ignored the warning s ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Debating: "There should be a DNA database for criminals" - This is an arguement for the Negative team.

en 2 different DNA samples.Heat, sunlight and bacteria can all corrupt any genetic data, as well as human error or fraud, that's why DNA profiles aren't always accurate. Even a complete DNA profile ca ... and storing DNA profiles of suspects who have not been found guilty of a crime, is a step too far. Human Rights groups agree with Professor Jeffreys, saying it is "appalling".

(2 pages) 34 1 4.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights


in job or function) and outcomes are predictable. Finally, bureaucracy takes away the likelihood of human error since there is not an option for innovation, which is deviant. "...people begin to resem ...

(1 pages) 45 0 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Importance of Accuracy of Data Input CIS 319 UOP Week 2

his rapid change came as a result of many businesses collectively losing millions of dollars due to human error and inaccuracies. Accuracy of data input is very important and such carelessness results ... eyed using the keypad on the cash register. All the methods discussed above are primarily to reduce human error.Convenience and quality of output devices are also important. The best output method for ...

(4 pages) 799 1 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Tragedies in Shakespeare

, particularly in the works of William Shakespeare, reveals to the audience the bitter realities of human flaws and error. The essence of Shakespeare's tragedies is the expression of one of the greate ... s the expression of one of the greatest paradoxes of life-disappointment. Just as TS Eliot explores human error and eventual disappointment in his poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", Shakespea ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Computer Information

best data input because it is able to read the numbers at the bottom of the checks quickly without human error.Retail TagsThe bar code scanner is the best practice since they eliminate human-entered ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Is News a reflection or construction of reality?

rm, to be a true reflection of reality, due to the many factors involved in the production of news. Human error, human interest and the fallacies of management all conspire to blur the line between tr ... hieving a task like reporting news in a truly unbiased, accurate and reflective way, is a task that humans are unable to achieve, at least not as yet. Human failings such as bias, greed and laziness w ...

(6 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media