Human Factors In Engineering and Design

Hardcover | January 1, 1993

byMark Sanders, Ernest McCormick

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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.

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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 fiel...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.44 inPublished:January 1, 1993Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007054901X

ISBN - 13:9780070549012

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Table of Contents

I Introduction

1 Human Factors and Systems

2 Human Factors Research Methodologies

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

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

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

V Environmental Conditions

16 Illumination

17 Climate

18 Noise

19 Motion

VI Human Factors Applications

20 Human Error, Accidents, and Safety

21 Human Factors and the Automobile

22 Human Factors in Systems Design

Appendixes

A List of Abbreviations

B Control Devices

C NIOSH Recommended Action Limit Formula for Lifting Tasks