Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics

4th Edition

Robert Bridger

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CRC Press
Published October 30, 2017
Textbook - 770 Pages - 232 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781351228442 - CAT# KE56822

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  • Introduces readers to Human Factors Integration as used by project teams in high risk industries
  • Each chapter is written around a standard knowledge model to make cross-disciplinary navigation easier and to help readers find the information they need
  • HFE Workshops provide practical examples of risk assessment and research tools commonly used in practice
  • Material on Human Factors in Safety Management and Accident Investigation completely updated
  • Up to date treatment of how HFE can help with demograghic changes of ageing and obesity in the workforce
  • A new chapter on HFE and sustainability
  • More comprehensive treatment of questionnaire and survey design and psychometrics
  • For academic users, there is an Instructor’s Manual, A Guide to Tutorials and Seminars and over 500 Powerpoint slides.


Building on the success of previous editions, the 4th edition of ‘Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics’ provides a comprehensive and up to date introduction to the field. The new edition places the subject matter into a system context using a human-machine model to structure the chapters and a knowledge application model to structure the organisation of material in each chapter. Every chapter covers: Core Concepts, Basic Applications, Tools and Processes, and System Integration issues regardless of topic. Includes over 200 exercises and essays (at least ten per chapter). An Instructor’s Manual, A Guide to Tutorials and Seminars and and over 500 powerpoint slides are available for academic users from the publisher. All chapters contain ‘HFE Workshop’ sections with practical guidance and worked examples. Please see the TOC for more information.


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