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Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Through Human Systems Engineering

1st Edition

Rod D. Roscoe, Erin K. Chiou, Abigail R. Wooldridge
October 17, 2019

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice through Human Systems Engineering highlights how scholars and practitioners of HSE (inclusively defined to span many fields) can apply their theories and methods to understand and support healthy communities, include and empower diverse populations...

Ergonomics for the Layman: Applications in Design

1st Edition

Prabir Mukhopadhyay
September 11, 2019

This book explains the application of ergonomics in three different areas of design, namely product, space, and communication. The book is written in layman's language and provides examples so that the reader can easily apply the principles to their designs. This book is easy to understand for...

Ergonomics for Children: Designing products and places for toddler to teens

1st Edition

Rani Lueder, Valerie J. Berg Rice
July 25, 2019

Providing guidance on a broad range of issues for young children and adolescents, Ergonomics for Children: Designing Products and Places for Toddlers to Teens give you a deep understanding of how children develop and how these developmental changes can influence the design of products and places...

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing

1st Edition

Ivana Špelić, Alka Mihelić-Bogdanić, Anica Hursa Šajatović
June 25, 2019

Providing detailed analysis of the thermal comfort assessment of clothing as the basis for developing standards, this book discusses the thermal protective role of clothing as a way of modelling heat transfer from the body, general thermal regulation of humans, and the importance of globally...

Handbook of Automotive Human Factors

1st Edition

Motoyuki Akamatsu
June 19, 2019

Thanks to advances in computer technology in the last twenty years, navigation system, cabin environment control, ACC, advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and automated driving have become a part of the automobile experience. Improvement in technology enables us to design these with greater...

Ergonomics in Design: Methods and Techniques

1st Edition

Marcelo M. Soares, Francisco Rebelo
June 12, 2019

Currently people deal with various entities (such as hardware, software, buildings, spaces, communities and other people), to meet specific goals while going about their everyday activities in work and leisure environments. These entities have become more and more complex and incorporate functions...

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

Winner of the 2019 Richard M. Kalish Innovative Publication Book Award 2019 – Gerontological Society of America 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...

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....

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