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Human Factors in Engineering and Design

Human Factors in Engineering and Design - 7th edition

Human Factors in Engineering and Design - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780070549012

ISBN10: 007054901X

Human Factors in Engineering and Design by Mark S. Sanders and Ernest J. McCormick - ISBN 9780070549012
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Human Factors in Engineering and Design by Mark S. Sanders and Ernest J. McCormick - ISBN 9780070549012

ISBN13: 9780070549012

ISBN10: 007054901X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 93
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION

1. Human Factors and Systems
2. Human Factors Research Methodologies

PART II. INFORMATION INPUT

3. Information Input and Processing
4. Text, Graphics, Symbols, and Codes
5. Visual Displays of Dynamic Information
6. Auditory, Tactual, and Olfactory Displays
7. Speech Communications

PART III. HUMAN OUTPUT AND CONTROL

8. Physical Work and Manual Materials Handling
9. Motor Skills
10. Human Control of Systems
11. Controls and Data Entry Devices
12. Hand Tools and Devices

PART IV. WORKPLACE DESIGN

13. Applied Anthropometry, Work Space Design, and Seating
14. Arrangement of Components within a Physical Space
15. Interpersonal Aspects of Work Place Design

PART V. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

16. Illumination
17. Climate
18. Noise
19. Motion

PART VI. HUMAN FACTORS APPLICATIONS

20. Human Error, Accidents, and Safety
21. Human Factors and the Automobile
22. Human Factors in Systems Design

Appendices
Appendix A: List of Abbreviations
Appendix B: Control Devices
Appendix C Recommended Action Limit Formula for Lifting Tasks