Fitting the Human: Introduction to Ergonomics / Human Factors Engineering, Seventh Edition

Karl H.E. Kroemer

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January 10, 2017 by CRC Press
Textbook - 461 Pages
ISBN 9781498746892 - CAT# K27019


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  • Provides a complete introduction to Ergonomics/Human Factors Engineering; making work safe, efficient, satisfying, and even enjoyable
  • Relies on sound science yet is written to be easy to read, easy to understand, and easy to apply
  • Illustrates typical ergonomic workplace design: home, office, computers, displays, controls, and load handling
  • Offers specific guidance on how to make work pleasant and productive


This new edition undergraduate introductory textbook follows the motto of the previous versions: "Solid information, easy-to-read, easy to understand, easy to apply." The aim remains the same: "Human engineering" workplaces, tools, machinery, computers, lighting, shiftwork, work demands, the environment, officers, vehicles, the home – and everything else that we can design to fit the human. The new edition is up-to-date in content and language, in data and illustrations. Like previous versions, this book is for students and professionals in engineering, design, architecture, safety and management and to everybody else who wants to make work safe, efficient, satisfying, and even enjoyable.