International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors

International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors

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The first encyclopedia in the field of ergonomics, this book is a comprehensive and authoritative compendium of current knowledge on ergonomics and human factors and a definitive and powerful resource. It also gives specific information on concepts and tools unique to ergonomics.

With entries written by experts in the field and technical terms defined (where possible) within entries as well as in a glossary, both students and professionals should find this invaluable, whether they have ergonomics, engineering, computing or psychology backgrounds. Experts and researchers should also find it an excellent source of information on areas beyond the range of their direct interests.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 2016 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 500 photographs, line drawings and graphs
  • 0748408495
  • 9780748408498

Table of contents

Individual sections cover: 1. General Ergonomics 2. Human Characteristics 3. Performance Related Factors 4. Information Presentation and Communication 5. Display and Control Design 6. Workplace and Equipment Design 7. System Characteristics 8. World Design and Organisation 9. Health and Safety 10. Social and Economic Impact of the System 11. Methods and Techniques
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