International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors

International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors

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This hardback set and CD-ROM services the field of ergonomics with a comprehensive reference, providing an introduction to the various research areas, as well as specific information on concepts and tools unique to ergonomics. Entries are fully explained, requiring of the reader little or no previous study of the topic or contirbuting discipline. Organized alphabetically, each entry is comprehensive and contains concise practical information (for example a table of normative anthropometric data) and include a bibliography. This resource should serve the needs of both professionals and students.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 2016 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 453g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • 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 Techniquesshow more