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A Study of Applying Fuzzy Theory in Simulation-Based Education

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College of Economics and Management, Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade, Fuzhou 350016, China
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Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung 41349, Taiwan
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Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(10), 1989; https://doi.org/10.3390/app9101989
Received: 16 April 2019 / Revised: 11 May 2019 / Accepted: 12 May 2019 / Published: 15 May 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Industrial Engineering and Management: Current Issues and Trends)
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Abstract

Among all aviation accidents in Taiwan’s general aviation industry from 1998 to 2016, human factors account for the most at 51.2%, including negligence of external obstacles, poor autopilot flight ability, poor resources management of the crew, inability to follow aviation regulations, lack of understanding of the landing area, not fully comprehending the operational functions and not alert to situations. Those factors have seriously affected flight safety. Resources management training for crew members may thus be the best measure to prevent human errors. Following the Evidence-Based Training (EBT) promoted by ICAO and International Air Transport Association (IATA), this study constructs the assessment indices of EBT for helicopter crews. After collecting the opinions of helicopter flight instructors of military and civil helicopter units, we apply the Fuzzy Delphi Method (FDM) for the preliminary assessment guidelines, use the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP) to construct the hierarchy, and then calculate each criterion and each criterion weight. View Full-Text
Keywords: Evidence-Based Training (EBT); Crew Resource Management (CRM); Fuzzy Delphi Method (FDM); The Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP) Evidence-Based Training (EBT); Crew Resource Management (CRM); Fuzzy Delphi Method (FDM); The Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP)
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Liu, S.-Y.; Wang, Y.-C. A Study of Applying Fuzzy Theory in Simulation-Based Education. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 1989.

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