The following table contains links to past Beville newsletters, Beville's published papers (available by filling out our published paper request form - those papers are linked to the form), and external articles.
Book written by David A. Strobhar: Human Factors in Process Plant Operation
|A Few Factors To Consider When Designing Checklists|
|Bring Your Procedures Into the 21st Century (external)|
|Control Systems ...Oh no, not again! (external)|
|COP: Is there a way to make procedures easier to use and update?|
|DCS Console Operator Issues in Related Industries (external)|
|Effectiveness Of Warning Labels|
|Emergency Procedures: Is There A Best Format?|
|How Good is Your Operator's Mental Model? (external)|
|How much worse would your plant be if you threw away all the emergency procedures?|
|How to build a better operator (external)|
|Is Your Plant's Emergency Response Significantly More Difficult Than Others In The Industry?|
|Lessons Learned About Plant Operations in the 20 Years Since the Three Mile Island Incident|
|Man & Machine: Procedures for Protecting Plants and Refineries (external)|
|Modularizing Emergency Procedures for Increased Ease of Use and Updating (external)|
|Procedure/Display Design Style|
|Procedures can result in worse performance|
|Service Extraction from Operator Procedures in Process Industries (external)|
|The Good News/Bad News of Procedural Based Training|
The dates for this year's Fall meeting for the Center for Operator Performance will be announced soon. For more information, please contact Lisa Via. Guests are always welcome!
The 2017 Spring meeting for the Center for Operator Performance was held April 3-5, 2017 in Lake Charles, LA. Please contact Lisa Via for further details.
David Strobhar's book, "Human Factors in Process Plant Operation," is now available in both hardcover and Kindle e-book.
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