Measure of Man and Woman Human Factors in Design

ISBN-10: 0471099554
ISBN-13: 9780471099550
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 104
Size: 12.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

The Measure of Man and Woman brings together a wealth of crucial information to help designers create products and environments that better accommodate human needs.

Katharine Park's book Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150-1750 (Zone Books, 1998), coauthored with Lorraine Daston, won the Pfizer Prize for the best book in the history of science. She is Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.HENRY DREYFUSS ASSOCIATES, a leading New York design firm, has been a major developer of anthropometric data for more than seventy years, gathering and publishing all the essential measurements of the human body and its relationship to the designed environment. ALVIN R. TILLEY (1914-93), the firm's specialist in human engineering for forty years, was recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on human factors. The compiler of the data presented in this volume, Tilley was coauthor of Humanscale and a major contributor to this book's predecessor, The Measure of Man.

Preface
Introduction
Human Factors: A Brief History
Anthropometry
Measurement Systems
Sampling the Population
The Measurements
Percentiles
Human Variations
The Link System
Clothing Corrections
Work and Play Stations for Children
Illustrations
Frequency Distribution Curve
The Measure of Infants
The Measure of Toddlers
The Measure of Youths
The Measure of Man
The Measure of Woman
Proportional Differences Between Ethnic Groups
Head Measurements of Man and Woman
Angle Movements of Body Components
Design Considerations for Children
The Elderly
Illustrations
The Measure of the Elderly
Differently Abled People
Illustrations
Symbols of Accessibility
Reach Factors for the Differently Abled
Design Considerations for the Differently Abled
Manual Controls for the Differently Abled
Seating
The Dining Chair
A Universal Work Chair
Seating Variations
Seating at Computer Stations For Men and Women
Classic Consoles for Men and Women
Illustrations
Seating Variations
Visual Characteristics
Computer Stations for Man
Computer Stations for Woman
Classic Consoles for Man and Woman
Standing Consoles for Man and Woman
Residential Space Considerations
Bedrooms
Dining Spaces
Kitchen and Bathroom Layouts
Illustrations
Measurements for Bedrooms
Measurements for Dining Areas
Measurements for Kitchens and Bathrooms
Maintenance Access
The Whole Body
The Appendages
Illustrations
Maintenance Access (Whole Body)
Maintenance Access (The Appendages)
Safety at Work and At Home
Factory
Office
Home
Illustrations
Stairs and Ladders
Vehicular Accommodation
Constant Factors in Vehicular Seating
Agricultural and Industrial Equipment
Forces for Hand and Foot Controls
Illustrations
Constant Factors in Vehicle Seating
The Strength of Man and Woman
Foot Measurements and Pedal Design
Anthropometry and Seating for Agriculture and Industry
Displays
Circular Analog and Digital Displays
Circular Analog and Graphic Displays
Electronic Displays
Illustrations
Analog and Digital Displays
Manual Controls
Illustrations
Hand Measurements of Man and Woman
Manual Controls
Direction of Operation for Manual Controls
The Environment
Noise
Mechanical Vibration
Human vs. Machine
Motion
Temperatures
Chemical Hazards
Radiation Hazards
Colors
Lighting
Appendix
Conversion Scales
Abbreviations
Anthropometric Terms
Bibliography
Index
Illustrations
Anatomical Planes and Orientations

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