Kroemer focuses on human interaction with work tasks and technology and discusses ways to amplify human capabilities, utilize human abilities and facilitate human efficiency. The book is divided into four topical areas: Anatomical and Mechanical Structure of the Human Body; How the Body does its Work; How the Mind Deals with the Environment; and How the Body Interacts with the Environment.
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A reference book written by a practicing ergonomics engineer, explores the "why" and "how" of human engineering/ergonomics.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: Written by a practicing ergonomics engineer, this new text explores the "why" and "how" of human engineering/ergonomics. Key Topics: It discusses physical (anthropometric, biomechanical) as well as mental capacities of the human; considers how to design the work task, tools, the interface with the machine, and safe work procedures; and addresses contemporary issues of cumulative trauma, back problems, space exploration, design for the handicapped, and computer workstations. Market: For professionals working in the fields of human engineering and ergonomics.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110132783592
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0132783592