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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 623 new and published books in the subject of Ergonomics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Second Edition

    By W. David Yates

    While there are numerous technical resources available, often you have to search through a plethora of them to find the information you use on a daily basis. And maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. The new edition of a bestseller, Safety...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Cognitive Systems

    Human Cognitive Models in Systems Design

    Edited by Chris Forsythe, Michael L. Bernard, Timothy E. Goldsmith

    The leading thinkers from the cognitive science tradition participated in a workshop sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories in July of 2003 to discuss progress in building their models. The goal was to summarize the theoretical and empirical bases for cognitive systems and to present exemplary...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Cross-Cultural Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design

    A Semiotic Perspective

    By Jan Brejcha

    The semiotic perspective of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) can give you insight into values, beliefs, and reference systems of the users that often go unnoticed when using traditional HCI approaches. Cross-Cultural Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design: A Semiotic Perspective...

    Published February 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Kansei Innovation

    Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

    By Mitsuo Nagamachi, Anitawati Mohd Lokman

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Developed in the early 70s in Japan, the Kansei Engineering (KE) method gives you the tools to develop profitable and well-received products and services.Written by the founder of KE, MitsuoNagamachi, and co-authored by one of his proteges, Anitawati Mohd Lokman, Kansei Innovation: Practical Design...

    Published February 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  5. New Ergonomics Perspective

    Selected papers of the 10th Pan-Pacific Conference on Ergonomics, Tokyo, Japan, 25-28 August 2014

    Edited by Sakae Yamamoto, Masahiro Shibuya, Hiroyuki Izumi, Yuh-Chuan Shih, Chiuhsiang Joe Lin, Hyeon-Kyo Lim

    New Ergonomics Perspective represents a selection of the papers presented at the 10th Pan-Pacifi c Conference on Ergonomics (PPCOE), held in Tokyo, Japan, August 25-28, 2014.The first Pan-Pacific Conference on Occupational Ergonomics was held in 1990 at the University of Occupational and...

    Published January 5th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Self-Regulation in Activity Theory

    Applied Work Design for Human-Computer and Human-Machine Systems

    By Gregory Z. Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski, Inna Bedny

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Every complex human–machine system includes a computer as a critically important means of work. However, an operator’s interaction with a computerized system cannot be reduced to only performing computer-based tasks. Today human-computer interaction (HCI) is not limited to trained software users....

    Published December 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Organizational Cognition

    Computation and Interpretation

    Edited by Theresa K. Lant, Zur Shapira

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Organizational Cognition is a collection of chapters written by scholars from around the world. The editors outline the history of two approaches to the study of cognition in organizations, the computational approach and the interpretive approach. The chapters represent some of the most...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Application of Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design and Training

    By Gregory Z. Bedny

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    This book offers analytical methods for studying human work in ergonomics and psychology that are similar to ones utilized by the engineering sciences. SSAT offers not only new qualitative but also formalized and quantitative methods of analysis. This book will describe quantitative methods of task...

    Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Applying Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design of Human-Computer Interaction Systems

    By Gregory Z. Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski, Inna Bedny

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) is an interdisciplinary field that has gained recognition as an important field in ergonomics. HCI draws on ideas and theoretical concepts from computer science, psychology, industrial design, and other fields. Human–Computer Interaction is no longer limited to...

    Published December 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Biomechanics

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Donald R. Peterson, Joseph D. Bronzino

    Presents Current Principles and Applications Biomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine....

    Published December 12th 2014 by CRC Press