Human Factors in Engineering and Design

ISBN-10: 007054901X
ISBN-13: 9780070549012
Edition: 7th 1993 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $316.33
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/1/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

This is the seventh edition of a text that is quite popular and the respected leader in its field. Written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, as well as for practicing professionals, the book combines an emphasis on the empirical research basis of human factors with comprehensive coverage of basic concepts in the field of human factors and ergonomics. This edition of Human Factors in Engineering and Design has been thoroughly updated and contains a new chapter on motor skills. Several chapters have been extensively revised and renamed to reflect current emphases and research in the field.

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Preface
Introduction
Human Factors and Systems
Human Factors Research Methodologies
Information Input
Information Input and Processing
Text, Graphics, Symbols, and Codes
Visual Displays of Dynamic Information
Auditory, Tactual, and Olfactory Displays
Speech Communications
Human Output and Control
Physical Work and Manual Materials Handling
Motor Skills
Human Control of Systems
Controls and Data Entry Devices
Hand Tools and Devices
Workplace Design
Applied Anthropometry, Work-Space Design, and Seating
Arrangement of Components within a Physical Space
Interpersonal Aspects of Workplace Design
Environmental Conditions
Illumination
Climate
Noise
Motion
Human Factors Applications
Human Error, Accidents, and Safety
Human Factors and the Automobile
Human Factors in Systems Design
App. A List of Abbreviations
App. B Control Devices
App. C NIOSH Recommended Action Limit Formula for Lifting Tasks
Name Index
Subject Index

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