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1-10 of 13 results in Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications
A System of Systems Perspective
During the last 60 years the discipline of human factors (HF) has evolved alongside progress in engineering, technology, and business. Contemporary HF is clearly shifting towards addressing the human-centered design paradigm for much larger and complex societal systems, the effectiveness of which...
Published June 1st 2014 by CRC Press
Commercialization of nanotechnology continues to provide economic growth, but it also has the potential to directly impact workers’ quality of life as a result of adverse health effects caused by new materials. Further, the dispersion of nanomaterials and components into the general environment and...
Published April 20th 2014 by CRC Press
Although often taken for granted, safety doesn’t just happen. It requires a deep understanding of the principles of safety culture that then must be applied in all of your actions. Safety Management in a Competitive Business Environment discusses the meaning of the culture of safety in all areas of...
Published March 23rd 2014 by CRC Press
Theory and Applications
Broadly defined as the science and technology of systems responding to neural processes in the brain, neuroadaptive systems (NASs) has become a rapidly developing area of study. One of the first books available in this emerging area, Neuroadaptive Systems: Theory and Applications synthesizes...
Published October 28th 2012 by CRC Press
A Guide to the Study of Simple and Complex Lifting Tasks
Commonly used throughout the world, manual lifting tasks—whether simple or complex—all involve variable loads, postures, and movements. This practical guide discusses how to analyze the intricate lifting function and prevent injury during its execution. Outlining revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (...
Published July 9th 2012 by CRC Press
Edited by Jussi Kantola, the founding faculty member of the world’s first university Knowledge Service Engineering Department at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Waldemar Karwowski from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at UCF, Knowledge Service...
Published May 16th 2012 by CRC Press
Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies
A complete introduction to the field, Ergonomics: Foundational Principles, Applications and Technologies discusses scientific principles, research, applications, and emerging trends in technology. Covering the foundational principles and major topics in physical ergonomics, the book contains the...
Published December 12th 2011 by CRC Press
Every day we interact with thousands of consumer products. We not only expect them to perform their functions safely, reliably, and efficiently, but also to do it so seamlessly that we don’t even think about it. However, with the many factors involved in consumer product design, from the...
Published June 21st 2011 by CRC Press
What should every airline and manufacturer know about comfort?What can we learn from studies in the scientific literature?What do most passengers know about comfort and how can we translate that into interior design?Where can I find the latest knowledge and research useful for designing aircraft...
Published March 21st 2011 by CRC Press
Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory
A collection of works authored by leading scientists from the US and Russia, Human-Computer Interaction and Operators’ Performance: Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory describes applied and systemic-structural activity theory as it is used to study human-computer interaction, aviation,...
Published August 8th 2010 by CRC Press
Self-Regulation in Activity Theory: Applied Work Design for Human-Computer and Human-Machine Systems
To Be Published November 26th 2014
Application of Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design and Training
To Be Published December 30th 2014
Applying Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design of Human-Computer Interaction Systems
To Be Published December 30th 2014