Ergonomics & Human Factors

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Designing for Safe Use: 100 Principles for Making Products Safer

1st Edition

Michael Wiklund, Jonathan Kendler, Jon Tilliss, Cory Costantino, Kimmy Ansems, Valerie Ng, Ruben Post, Brenda van Geel, Rachel Aronchick, Alix Dorfman
April 29, 2019

How do you prevent a critical care nurse from accidentally delivering a morphine overdose to an ill patient? Or ensure that people don't insert their arm into a hydraulic mulcher? And what about enabling trapped airline passengers to escape safely in an emergency? Product designers and engineers...

Systems Reliability and Usability for Engineers

1st Edition

B.S. Dhillon
April 11, 2019

Engineering systems are an important element of world economy. Each year billions of dollars are spent to develop, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of engineering systems about the globe. The reliability and usability of these systems have become important because of their...

Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approaches, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Sara J. Czaja, Walter R. Boot, Neil Charness, Wendy A. Rogers
February 04, 2019

This new edition provides easily accessible and usable guidelines for practitioners in the design community for older adults. It includes an updated overview of the demographic characteristics of older adult populations and the scientific knowledge base of the aging process relevant to design. New...

Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment: Performance, Protection, and Comfort

1st Edition

Guowen Song, Faming Wang
November 26, 2018

Protective clothing and equipment used for firefighters protect them against their harsh working environment loaded with strong thermal hazards, elevated environmental temperatures, low oxygen concentration and smoke. This book describes an in-depth review of firefighting clothing and equipment,...

Human Factors of a Global Society: A System of Systems Perspective

1st Edition

Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Marek Frankowicz, Jussi Kantola, Pavel Zgaga
October 01, 2018

During the last 60 years the discipline of human factors (HF) has evolved alongside progress in engineering, technology, and business. Contemporary HF is clearly shifting towards addressing the human-centered design paradigm for much larger and complex societal systems, the effectiveness of which...

Human Factors and Ergonomics for the Gulf Cooperation Council: Processes, Technologies, and Practices

1st Edition

Shatha N. Samman
July 19, 2018

Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) is introduced to students, academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). A holistic approach is taken to emphasize the breadth and depth of HFE by providing both theory and applications in the field....

Intuitive Interaction: Research and Application

1st Edition

Alethea Blackler
July 03, 2018

This book explores recent research in intuitive interaction worldwide by a range of leading academics and practitioners in the field. It builds on past work as it ventures into new areas, such as how users perceive intuitiveness of an interface, how people experience intuitive interaction...

The Right Light: Matching Technologies to Needs and Applications

1st Edition

Spiros Kitsinelis
March 09, 2018

With so many new lighting technologies available for a wide range of visual environments, how do you choose the options that best address the needs and improve the quality of life for various groups? Focusing on applications and everyday use of light sources, The Right Light: Matching Technologies...

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology

1st Edition

Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner
February 16, 2018

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology first introduces Human-Centered Design (HCD) and outlines the benefits of this approach for mining equipment and new technology: HCD is a process that aims to make equipment and systems more usable and acceptable by explicitly focusing...

Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design: Methods, Practical Guidance, and Applications

1st Edition

Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton
January 29, 2018

The integration of Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design (LUP & UD) is an exciting and emerging interdisciplinary field. This book offers practical guidance on a range of Human Factors methods that can be used to rigorously and reliably explore LUP & UD. It provides new ways...

Introduction to Human Factors: Applying Psychology to Design

1st Edition

Nancy J. Stone, Alex Chaparro, Joseph R. Keebler, Barbara S. Chaparro, Daniel S. McConnell
December 13, 2017

This is a comprehensive, but accessible text that introduces students to the fields of human factors and ergonomics. The book is intended for undergraduate students, written from the psychological science perspective along with various pedagogical components that will enhance student comprehension...

Handbook of Human Factors in Air Transportation Systems

1st Edition

Steven James Landry
November 15, 2017

One of the primary applications of human factors engineering is in the aviation domain, and the importance of human factors has never been greater as U.S. and European authorities seek to modernize the air transportation system through the introduction of advanced automation. This handbook provides...

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