Meeting Diversity In Ergonomics

Hardcover | October 18, 2007

byRuud N. PikaarEditorErnst Koningsveld, Paul Settels

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The book contains 17 groundbreaking, expanded and fully edited professional contributions from the 2006 16th Triennial World Congress of the International Ergonomics Association IEA identified by the IEA Program Committee. It presents the latest developments in physical, cognitive and organizational ergonomics.This work will provide a valuable and sought-after publication for future reference by practitioners and professionals in the ergonomics and human factors field. " State-of-the-art research results by leading researchers and practitioners in ergonomics and human factors, presenting the latest developments in physical, cognitive and organizational ergonomics" International authorship endorsed by an eminent International Programme Committee fully endorsed by the International Ergonomics Association IEA

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The book contains 17 groundbreaking, expanded and fully edited professional contributions from the 2006 16th Triennial World Congress of the International Ergonomics Association IEA identified by the IEA Program Committee. It presents the latest developments in physical, cognitive and organizational ergonomics.This work will provide a ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:October 18, 2007Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080453732

ISBN - 13:9780080453736

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Table of Contents

Part I - Marketing Ergonomics
1. Meet the diversity in ergonomics (E.A.P. Koningsveldet al.).
2. The strategic business value of ergonomics (J. Dul, P. Neumann).
3. New Challenges: Ergonomics in Engineering Projects (R.N. Pikaar).
4. An operational and marketing infrastructure for the human factors and ergonomics professions - a call to action (G. Gallaway).
5. The Value of Participation in Ergonomics (A.S. Imada).

Part II - State-of-the Art Papers
6. Physical Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders: What's hot? What's cool? (A.J. van der Beek, S. Ijmker).
7. Ergonomics and work different approaches and challenges for the future (L.I. Sznelwar).
8. Ergonomic analysis of work activity and training: basic paradigm, evolutions and challenges
(M. Lacomblezet al.).

Part III - Comfortable Products
9. Ergonomics in Design: accomplishments, directions and future challenges (L. Bonapace, P.-H. Dejean).
10.Applying axiomatic method to icon design for process control displays (S-F.M. Liang).
11.Human factors of Virtual Reality - where are we now? (S. Sharpleset al.).
12.RealPeople; extending the boundaries of understanding our product users (C.S. Porteret al.).

Part IV - Research and everyday practice
13.Making Software work (H.W.B. Mulder).
14.Surgical workflow analysis for identifying user requirements for surgical information systems
(A. Jalote-Parmaret al.).
15.Ergonomic interventions in hospital architecture
(J. Villeneuveet al.).
16.CCTV-Ergonomics: Case studies in rail and road transportation (J. Wood).
17.Facing diversity when designing and evaluating driver support systems (L.K. Thompson, M. TÖnnis).