Handbook Of Human Factors And Ergonomics In Consumer Product Design 2 Volume Set

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design  2 Volume Set
Publisher CRC Press
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Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 1040
ISBN 9781420046236
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A comprehensive resource, this handbook covers consumer product research, case study, and application. It discusses the unique perspective a human factors approach lends to product design and how this perspective can be critical to success in the market place. Divided into two volumes, the handbook includes introductory and summary chapters on case study design, design methods and process, error and hazards, evaluation methods, focus groups, and more. It discusses white goods, entertainment systems, personnel audio devices, mobile phones, gardening products, computer systems, and leisure goods.

Human Factors In Consumer Products
  • Author : Neville A. Stanton
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2002-09-11

The design of consumer products has a central role in its potential for contributing to a healthier living and working space. However, too often consumers are only aware of the designers' role when bad practice manifestly exacerbates the easy application of basic functionality. This important book places human factors perspective

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Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design  2 Volume Set
  • Author : Waldemar Karwowski,Marcelo Soares,Neville A. Stanton
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-05-18

A comprehensive resource, this handbook covers consumer product research, case study, and application. It discusses the unique perspective a human factors approach lends to product design and how this perspective can be critical to success in the market place. Divided into two volumes, the handbook includes introductory and summary chapters

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Human Factors in Product Design
  • Author : W. Green,Patrick W. Jordan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1999-08-19

Manufacturers are becoming more aware of human factors in product design as a major competitive issue. In many product areas, manufacturers have reached a technology ceiling, which simply means that it is increasingly difficult to get ahead of the competition in terms of, for example, functionality, technical reliability or manufacturing

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Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design
  • Author : Waldemar Karwowski,Marcelo M. Soares,Neville A. Stanton
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-22

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 application

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Human Factors in Alarm Design
  • Author : Neville A. Stanton
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1994-02-28

Focusing on the application of human factors and ergonomics in the design of alarm systems, this book brings together all the disparate areas in a single volume.; The aim of the book is to present current human factor issues regarding alarm design in a variety of setting, such as industrial

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Ergonomics in Design
  • Author : Marcelo M. Soares,Francisco Rebelo
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19

Currently people deal with various entities (such as hardware, software, buildings, spaces, communities and other people), to meet specific goals while going about their everyday activities in work and leisure environments. These entities have become more and more complex and incorporate functions that hitherto had never been allocated such as

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Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design
  • Author : Mary Beth Privitera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15

Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design describes the contents of a human factors toolbox with in-depth descriptions of both empirical and analytical methodologies. The book begins with an overview of the design control process, integrating human factors as directed by AAMI TIR 59 and experienced practice. It then explains each

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Design for Health
  • Author : Arathi Sethumadhavan,Farzan Sasangohar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-29

Design for Health: Applications of Human Factors delves into critical and emergent issues in healthcare and patient safety and how the field of human factors and ergonomics play a role in this domain. The book uses the Design for X (DfX) methodology to discuss a wide range of contexts, technologies,

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Human Factors in Product Design
  • Author : William H. Cushman,Daniel J. Rosenberg
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 1991

Recently, the use of human factors engineering in product design has become much more widely accepted. It is gaining recognition as an essential part of the product design and development process for both consumer products and commercial products. The aim of this volume is to show how human factors technology

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Cultural Ergonomics
  • Author : Tonya L. Smith-Jackson,Marc L. Resnick,Kayenda T. Johnson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10

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 with physical environments. Thus, culture is embedded and

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Human Factors in Auditory Warnings
  • Author : Judy Edworthy,Neville A. Stanton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-24

First published in 1999, this book provides answers to many of the problems associated with the design and application of auditory warnings. It represents the position of contemporary auditory warnings research and development in a single unique volume. Application domains include air traffic control, aviation, emergency services, manufacturing, medicine, military and

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Human Factors and Ergonomics Design Handbook  Third Edition
  • Author : Rhonda Rose-Sundholm,Peggy Tillman,David J. Fitts,Barry Tillman
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2016-05-09

Master the art of user-centric planning and design This thoroughly revised guide offers complete coverage of the latest trends and advances in ergonomics and psychology and lays out practical applications for today’s designers. Written by a team of experts, Human Factors and Ergonomics Design Handbook, Third Edition, shows how

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Handbook of Warnings
  • Author : Michael S. Wogalter
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-20

A technical discussion that includes theory, research, and application, this book describes warning design standards and guidelines; aspects of law relevant to warnings such as government regulations, case/trial litigation, and the role of expert testimony in these cases; and international, health/medical, and marketing issues. Broken into thirteen major

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Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Author : Gavriel Salvendy,Waldemar Karwowski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19

The chapters in the book come from an international group of authors with diverse backgrounds including ergonomics, psychology, architecture, computer science, engineering, and sociology. Specific topics include biometric systems development, military command and control, cellular phone interface design, methodologies for workplace design, medical device design, cockpit display and decision tool

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Designing for People
  • Author : Christopher D. Wickens,Linda Ng Boyle,Yili Liu
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-08-31

Whether it is the car you drive or the app on your smartphone, technology has an increasingly powerful influence on you. When designed with people in mind, this influence can improve lives and productivity. This book provides a broad introduction on how to attend to the needs, capabilities, and preferences

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