Human Factors and Ergonomics Design Handbook, Third Edition (Mechanical Engineering)

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Master the art of user-centric planning and design  

This thoroughly revised guide offers complete coverage of the latest trends and advances in ergonomics and psychology and lays out practical applications for today’s designers. Written by a team of experts, Human Factors and Ergonomics Design Handbook, Third Edition, shows how to maximize functionality while reducing injuries and minimizing the impact on physical and psychological health. The ubiquitous use of smartphones, tablets, and other high-tech equipment is discussed in full detail. New chapters explain medical systems, robotics, handheld devices, cognitive workload, and the motion environment.

 

Inside, you’ll find human-friendly design techniques for:

·       Architecture, transportation, and industrial systems

·       Military, space, communications, agriculture, and consumer product systems

·       Doors, windows, hatches, and equipment closures

·       Parking, walkways, hallways, catwalks, and sidewalks

·       Ramps, stairs, elevators, escalators, and moving walkways

·       Bathrooms, restrooms, locker rooms, bedrooms, and berthing subsystems

·       Kitchens, galleys, dining rooms, and food service facilities

·       Offices, auditoriums, theaters, sports facilities, and special workplaces

·       Lighting and sound systems, furniture, and appliances

·       Visual and auditory displays, computer controls, fasteners, and tools


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The third edition of this definitive handbook offers every aspect of updated information on ergonomics and human psychology for product designers.

Written by an expert in the field, Human Factors and Ergonomics Design Handbook, Third Edition incorporates latest findings and trends of ergonomics in designing human-friendly products, such as handheld computers, robotics, medical devices, and military/space products to maximize the device functionalities and minimize the negative influence to the human body/mind.

Since the 1992 publication of the second edition, there have been major technological developments which tremendously influence our daily use of electronics devices, and industrial and medical usage of high-tech equipment. There also have been continuous discovery of human factors (i.e. how humans interface with equipment and devices) and cognitive workload. This in-depth guide covers these latest developments.

  • 500 illustrations
  • Newly added chapters cover medical systems, robotics, small hand-held electronic devices, cognitive workload, and motion environment
  • Systematic approaches separating human factors into macro, mezzo, and micro environments
  • High-tech, high-demand product design examples are included

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Master the art of user-centric planning and design This thoroughly revised guide offers complete cov....

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