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The Measure of Man and Woman : Human Factors in Design - Alvin R. Tilley

The Measure of Man and Woman

Human Factors in Design

Hardcover Published: 17th December 2001
ISBN: 9780471099550
Number Of Pages: 104

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Human factors research impacts everything from the height of kitchen counters to the placement of automobile pedals to a book's type size.

And in this updated and expanded version of the original landmark work, you'll find the research information necessary to create designs that better accommodate human need. Featuring more than 200 anthropometric drawings, this handbook is filled with all of the essential measurements of the human body and its relationship to the designed environment.

You'll also discover guidelines for designing for children and the elderly, for the digital workplace, and for ADA compliance. Measurements are in both English and metric units.

Preface.

Introduction.

Human Factors: A Brief History.

1. Anthropometry.

2. The Elderly.

3. Seating.

4. Residential Space Considerations.

5. Maintenance Access.

6. Safety at Work and at Home.

7. Vehicular Accommodation.

8. Displays.

9. Manual Controls.

10. The Environment.

Appendix A: Conversion Scales.

Appendix B: Abbreviations.

Appendix C: Anthropometric Terms.

Bibliography.

Index.

Illustations: Anatomical Planes and Orientations.

ISBN: 9780471099550
ISBN-10: 0471099554
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 17th December 2001
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 31.2 x 23.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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