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Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics - Robert Bridger

Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics

Book with Other Items Published: 2nd November 2017
ISBN: 9781498795944
Number Of Pages: 770

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Building on the success of previous editions, the 4th edition of 'Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics' provides a comprehensive and up to date introduction to the field. The new edition places the subject matter into a system context using a human-machine model to structure the chapters and a knowledge application model to structure the organisation of material in each chapter. Every chapter covers: Core Concepts, Basic Applications, Tools and Processes, and System Integration issues regardless of topic. Includes over 200 exercises and essays (at least ten per chapter). An Instructor's Manual, A Guide to Tutorials and Seminars and and over 500 powerpoint slides are available for academic users from the publisher. All chapters contain 'HFE Workshop' sections with practical guidance and worked examples. Please see the TOC for more information.

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"The most important thing I found in this book is the selection of topics. I should say Dr. Bridger gave the foremost emphasis on the inclusion of specific topics for future students and researchers who may be interested to contribute the knowledge in the betterment of the society. So, the interesting part of this book, in each chapter there is a section where the author identifies the integration of specific topic with its system component.
I am definite, in near future, this book will be treated as the most dependable text book for students and at the same time as the most helpful guide for researchers."
- Somnath Gangopadhyay, University of Calcutta, India

Introduction. Body Mechanics at Work: Risk Assessment and Design. User-Centered Workspace Design Using Anthropometric Data. Static Work: Principles of Risk Assessment and Design. Repetitive Tasks: Risk Assessment and Task Design. Design and Evaluation of Manual Handling Tasks. Physically Demanding Work: Stress and Fatigue. Job Demands, Workplace Stress, and Health. Design and Assessment in Hot and Cold Workplaces. Visual Environment: Measurement and Design. Hearing, Sound, Noise, and Vibration. Human Information Processing and Mental Workload. Design of Displays and Controls. Information Technology, Memory, and Language. Human Error, Accidents, and Safety. Systems Design and Assessment.

ISBN: 9781498795944
ISBN-10: 1498795943
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 770
Published: 2nd November 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 1.55
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition

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