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Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

Series Editor: Waldemar Karwowski

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  1. Human Factors of a Global Society

    A System of Systems Perspective

    Edited by Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Marek Frankowicz, Jussi Kantola, Pavel Zgaga

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  2. Safety Management in a Competitive Business Environment

    By Juraj Sinay

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  3. Neuroadaptive Systems

    Theory and Applications

    Edited by Magdalena Fafrowicz, Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Dylan Schmorrow

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & 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

  4. Manual Lifting

    A Guide to the Study of Simple and Complex Lifting Tasks

    By Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti, Enrique Alvarez-Casado, Thomas R. Waters

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  5. Knowledge Service Engineering Handbook

    Edited by Jussi Kantola, Waldemar Karwowski

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  6. Ergonomics

    Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies

    By Pamela McCauley-Bush

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  7. Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design, 2 Volume Set

    Edited by Waldemar Karwowski, Marcelo Soares, Neville A. Stanton

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  8. Nanotechnology, Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety

    Edited by Waldemar Karwowski, Ash M. Genaidy

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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 May 14th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Aircraft Interior Comfort and Design

    By Peter Vink

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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

  10. Human-Computer Interaction and Operators’ Performance

    Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory

    Edited by Gregory Z. Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    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