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Handbook of human factors and ergonomics

Author: Gavriel Salvendy
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The completely revised edition of the leading reference on human factors and ergonomics The field of human factors and ergonomics has developed and broadened considerably since its inception more than sixty years ago, and no single book has done more to help proliferate its importance than the Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics. Winner of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gavriel Salvendy
ISBN: 0471449172 9780471449171
OCLC Number: 57594224
Description: xxvi, 1654 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Human Factors Function --
1. The Discipline of Ergonomics and Human Factors --
2. Human Factors Engineering and Systems Design --
2. The Human Factors Fundamentals --
3. Sensation and Perception --
4. Selection and Control of Action --
5. Information Processing --
6. Communication and Human Factors --
7. Cultural Ergonomics --
8. Decision-Making Models and Decision Support --
9. Mental Workload and Situation Awareness --
10. Social and Organizational Foundations of Ergonomics --
11. Human Factors and Ergonomic Methods --
12. Anthropometry --
13. Basic Biomechanics and Workstation Design --
3. Design of Tasks and Jobs --
14. Task Analysis: Why, What, and How --
15. Task Design and Motivation --
16. Job and Team Design --
17. Personnel Selection --
18. Design, Delivery, and Evaluation of Training Systems --
19. Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management --
20. Situation Awareness --
21. Affective and Pleasurable Design --
4. Equipment, Workplace, and Environmental Design --
22. Workplace Design --
23. Vibration and Motion --
24. Sound and Noise --
25. Illumination --
5. Design for Health, Safety, and Comfort --
26. Occupational Health and Safety Management --
27. Human Error --
28. Ergonomics of Work Systems --
29. Psychosocial Approach to Occupational Health --
30. Manual Materials Handling --
31. Work-Related Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders --
32. Warnings and Hazard Communications --
33. Use of Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace --
34. Human Space Flight --
35. Chemical, Dust, Biological, and Electromagnetic Radiation Hazards --
6. Performance Modeling --
36. Modeling Human Performance in Complex Systems --
37. Mathematical Models in Engineering Psychology: Optimizing Performance --
38. Supervisory Control --
39. Digital Human Modeling for CAE Applications --
40. Virtual Environments --
7. Evaluation --
41. Accident and Incident Investigation --
42. Human Factors and Ergonomics Audits --
43. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Human Systems Investments p. 1133 44. Methods of Evaluating Outcomes --
8. Human-Computer Interaction --
45. Visual Displays --
46. Information Visualization --
47. Online Communities --
48. Human Factors and Information Security --
49. Usability Testing --
50. Web Site Design and Evaluation --
51. Design of E-Business Web Sites --
52. Augmented Cognition in Human-System Interaction --
9. Design for Individual Differences --
53. Design for People with Functional Limitations --
54. Design for Aging --
55. Design for Children --
56. Design for All: Computer-Assisted Design of User Interface Adaptation --
10. Selected Applications in Human Factors and Ergonomics --
57. Human Factors and Ergonomics Standards --
58. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Medicine --
59. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Motor Vehicle Transportation --
60. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Automation Design --
61. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Process Control --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Gavriel Salvendy.

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