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New and Published Books

  1. Cultural Ergonomics

    Theory, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Tonya L. Smith-Jackson, Marc L. Resnick, Kayenda T. Johnson

    Even when products and systems are highly localized, rarely is there one design suitable for a single, mono-cultural population of users. The products and systems created and used are cultural artifacts representing shared cognitions that characterize mental models that result from interactions...

    Published December 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Software Designers in Action

    A Human-Centric Look at Design Work

    Edited by Marian Petre, Andre Van Der Hoek

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Innovations in Software Engineering and Software Development Series

    Software Designers in Action: A Human-Centric Look at Design Work examines how developers actually perform software design in their day-to-day work. The book offers a comprehensive look at early software design, exploring the work of professional designers from a range of different viewpoints....

    Published September 9th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Managing Emotion in Design Innovation

    By Amitoj Singh

    This book presents an emotion centered research framework titled "emoha" for design innovation. It defines emoha and underlines the importance of the developed framework in culturalization of technology and thereby design innovation. The book explains the detailed research on product styling which...

    Published August 27th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Usability Evaluation for In-Vehicle Systems

    By Catherine Harvey, Neville A. Stanton

    Ergonomics often seems to be involved too late in commercial project development processes to have substantive impact on design and usability. However, in the automotive industry, and specifically in relation to In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS), a lack of attention to usability can not only...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Series: Biomimetics Series

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the...

    Published March 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Quality Engineering

    Off-Line Methods and Applications

    By Chao-Ton Su

    As quality becomes an increasingly essential factor for achieving business success, building quality improvement into all stages—product planning, product design, and process design—instead of just manufacturing has also become essential. Quality Engineering: Off-Line Methods and Applications...

    Published February 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Cross-Cultural Design for IT Products and Services

    By Pei-Luen Patrick Rau, Tom Plocher, Yee-Yin Choong

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    With the increase of globalization of business and industry, IT products and services are often produced and marketed across geographical cultural boundaries without adequate consideration of culture. There is a high probability that IT products and services developed in one country may not be...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by CRC Press

  8. The Science of Footwear

    Edited by Ravindra S. Goonetilleke

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Although we now have sophisticated algorithms and techniques for determining the shapes and sizes and for matching the fit between shoes and feet, few, if any, of the books currently available cover these new technologies until now. Bringing together high-quality and state-of-the-art contributions...

    Published November 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition

    By Mark R. Lehto, Steven J. Landry

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Supplying a breadth and depth of coverage beyond that found in most traditional texts, Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition presents and integrates important methods and tools used in the fields of Industrial Engineering, Human Factors and Ergonomics to design...

    Published October 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Automotive Ergonomics

    Driver-Vehicle Interaction

    Edited by Nikolaos Gkikas

    In the last 20 years, technological developments have set new standards in driver-vehicle interaction. These developments effect the entire lifecycle, from the moment a customer enters a dealership to examine a prospective vehicle, to the driving experience during the vehicle lifecycle, and the...

    Published September 23rd 2012 by CRC Press