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The Hazards of Life and All That: A look at some accidents and safety curiosities, past and present, Third Edition

1st Edition

J Bond
January 01, 1996

A light-hearted look at an extremely serious subject, The Hazards of Life and All That: A Look at Some Accidents and Safety Curiosities, Past and Present, Third Edition presents numerous examples of accidents throughout history and around the world, drawn from a wide range of contemporary sources....

Design Rationale: Concepts, Techniques, and Use

1st Edition

Thomas P. Moran, John M. Carroll
January 01, 1996

This book focuses on design in the domain of human-computer interaction. Including a broad sampling of case studies as well as narrower theoretical or empirical studies, it includes consideration of educational uses of design rationale, methods for teaching it in industry, and applications to a...

The Engineering of Sport

1st Edition

Steve Haake
January 01, 1996

Science and technology has been used more and more in the last few decades to gain advantage over competitors. Quite often, however, the actual science involved is not published because a suitable journal cannot be found. The Engineering of Sport brings together work from a very diverse range...

Product Warranty Handbook

1st Edition

Wallace Blischke
November 03, 1995

Covering product warranties, this work offers comprehensive examinations of fundamental concepts and furnishes detailed, immediately applicable results. It sets out to bridge the gap between theory and practice, and integrates the research of various disciplines that study warranty, illustrating...

Enhancing Industrial Performance: Experiences With Integrating The Human Factor

1st Edition

Harman Kragt
October 05, 1995

This work focuses on the implementation of socio-technical innovation in manufacturing companies, offering practical examples in the management of the human-computer interface. Each example includes a cost-benefit analysis. The book adopts an...

Human Factors In Air Traffic Control

1st Edition

V. D. Hopkin
September 05, 1995

This text discusses the skills and abilities that air-traffic controllers need. Its approach is international as air-traffic control practices throughout the world have to be mutually compatible and agreed....

Fatigue and Driving: Driver Impairment, Driver Fatigue, And Driving Simulation

1st Edition

L R Hartley
June 09, 1995

This unique edited collection derives from an international workshop uniting experts from the transport industry, legislators and research workers. The text focuses on issues from fatigue and their impact on performance and safety. Fatigue and Driving provides an overview of the individual and...

The Ergonomics Of Workspaces And Machines: A Design Manual

1st Edition

E. N. Corlett, T. S. Clark
May 22, 1995

This influential text was fully revised and updated for the second edition with the addition of substantial new material, and takes the reader, in a logical sequence, through the main areas of ergonomics relevant to design, in a way that allows ergonomics to be integrated with all aspects of the...

Cognitive Systems Engineering for User-computer Interface Design, Prototyping, and Evaluation

1st Edition

Stephen J. Andriole, Leonard Adelman
May 01, 1995

This volume seeks to answer the question: "Can findings from cognitive science enhance the user-computer interaction process?" In so doing, it recognizes that user-computer interfaces (UCIs) are often essential parts of an information or decision support system -- and often critical components of...

Local Applications of the Ecological Approach To Human-Machine Systems

1st Edition

Peter A. Hancock, John M. Flach, Jeff Caird, Kim J. Vicente
May 01, 1995

There is a growing consensus in the human factors/ergonomics community that human factors research has had little impact on significant applied problems. Some have suggested that the problem lies in the fact that much HF/E research has been based on the wrong type of psychology, an information...

Global Perspectives on the Ecology of Human-Machine Systems

1st Edition

John M. Flach, Peter A. Hancock, Jeff Caird, Kim J. Vicente
May 01, 1995

There is a growing consensus in the human factors/ergonomics community that human factors research has had little impact on significant applied problems. Some have suggested that the problem lies in the fact that much HF/E research has been based on the wrong type of psychology, an information...

Occupational Stress: A Handbook

2nd Edition

Rick Crandall, Pamela L Perrewe
February 02, 1995

Bringing together renowned scholars, this handbook contains innovative current empirical and theoretical research in the area of job stress. The workplace is one of the major sources of stress in an individual's life. Placing this important topic in the context of a transactional process, this work...

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