Evaluation of Human Work

Evaluation of Human Work : Practical Ergonomics Methodology

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Comprising a compendium of ergonomis methods and techniques which is both broad and deep, "Evaluation of Human Work" covers every aspect of human work and is carefully designed and written to accompany and complement other texts on ergonomics and human factors principles and theory (see particularly "Fitting the Task to the Human Fifth Edition"). New and old readers alike will be delighted by the revision of chapters on the framework and context of methodology, the observation of performance, task analysis, experimental and study design, data collection, product assessment, environmental assessment, measurement of work and the evaluation of work systems (human-computer interface, computer-aided design, and work and stress).There are five entirely new chapters on control room ergonomics, psychophysiological functions, ergonomics risk assessment, fieldwork and participatory work design. The editors have once again brought together a team of world renowned experts and created a forum for them to introduce their most valued methods and techniques. This bestselling textbook has now been fully revised. It contains contributions from a team of world-renowned experts.
It includes five totally new chapters. Readership will include students seeking an introduction to ergonomics investigation, industrial, business or human-service oriented professionals seeking and understanding of what ergonomics can offer, or qualified ergonomists seeking to inform their practice.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1152 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 50.8mm | 1,406g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0748400834
  • 9780748400836

Table of contents

1.General Approaches and Methods 2. Basic Ergonomics Methods and Techniques 3.Techniques in Product or System Design of the Physical Workplace 4. Assessment and Design of the Physical Workplace; Analysis of Work Activities 5.Analysis of Work Activities 6. Analysis and Evaluation of Work System 7.Introduction and Implementation of Systems.
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About John R. Wilson

Wilson; John R. University of Nottingham, UK,Corlett; E. N. University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England,
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