Ergonomics & Human Factors

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Human Factors in Simulation and Training

1st Edition

Peter A. Hancock, Dennis A. Vincenzi, John A. Wise, Mustapha Mouloua
July 29, 2019

Measure twice, cut once. Although applicable to all areas of human factors research, the old adage is especially relevant to simulation and training. As a tool, simulation is an aid to the imagination, however, if incorrectly or inadequately used, it can lead to inaccurate outcomes that not only...

Human Factors in the Maritime Domain

1st Edition

Michelle Grech, Tim Horberry, Thomas Koester
July 29, 2019

The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in...

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...

Safer Seas: Systematic Accident Prevention

1st Edition

Koji Fukuoka
July 15, 2019

Marine accidents can occur at any time and everywhere in the world, resulting in loss of life, property, environment and reputation of the companies involved. Preventing accidents and establishing a safer world without accidents is an important agenda for the maritime industry. Since the...

Seaman's Guide to Human Factors, Leadership, and Personnel Management

1st Edition

Jose Rodriguez Cordon
July 11, 2019

Training and certification for Seafarers has been founded on technical aspects, but maybe the most important thing to do aboard a ship is dealing with people. This book, written with seamen in mind, covers areas of expertise that every officer should know to improve motivation, engagement, teamwork...

Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Linguistic Programming: New Insights for Managers and Engineers

1st Edition

Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim
July 08, 2019

The development of a new book about Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the challenges to managers and engineers is essential because it introduces new lines of research in management and production. The use of EI and NLP allows management to take a more strategic...

Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications

1st Edition

Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer
June 28, 2019

This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with...

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...

Designing Transportation Systems for Older Adults

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin, Bridget A. Lewis, Pamela M. Greenwood
June 17, 2019

This book provides comprehensive information needed to assist with all aspects of designing, delivering, or evaluating transportation systems for use by older adults. It presents the necessary background on aging and human factors issues as well as practical guidelines needed to accommodate older...

Applied and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory: Advances in Studies of Human Performance

1st Edition

Gregory Z. Bedny, Inna S. Bedny
June 13, 2019

This book presents new data in Applied Activity Theory (AAT) and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory (SSAT), that can be used in the study of human performance. The SSAT is the high-level generality theory that offers standardized principles of the analyses of human activity. These principles can...

Working Across Boundaries: Resilient Health Care, Volume 5

1st Edition

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Erik Hollnagel, Garth S Hunte
June 13, 2019

The book demonstrates how Resilient Health Care principles can enable those on the frontline to work more effectively towards interdisciplinary care by gaining a deeper understanding of the boundaries that exist in everyday clinical settings. This is done by presenting a set of case studies,...

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