Human Factors Methods

Human Factors Methods
Publisher Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
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Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 650
ISBN 9781472408150
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This second edition of Human Factors Methods: A Practical Guide for Engineering and Design now presents 107 design and evaluation methods including numerous refinements to those that featured in the original. The book acts as an ergonomics methods manual, aiding both students and practitioners. Offering a 'how-to' text on a substantial range of ergonomics methods, the eleven sections represent the different categories of ergonomics methods and techniques that can be used in the evaluation and design process.

Human Factors Methods
  • Author : Dr Chris Baber,Dr Daniel P Jenkins,Dr Guy H Walker,Dr Laura A Rafferty,Professor Paul M Salmon,Professor Neville A Stanton
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2013-10-28

This second edition of Human Factors Methods: A Practical Guide for Engineering and Design now presents 107 design and evaluation methods including numerous refinements to those that featured in the original. The book acts as an ergonomics methods manual, aiding both students and practitioners. Offering a 'how-to' text on a substantial

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Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods
  • Author : Neville Anthony Stanton,Alan Hedge,Karel Brookhuis,Eduardo Salas,Hal W. Hendrick
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-08-30

Research suggests that ergonomists tend to restrict themselves to two or three of their favorite methods in the design of systems, despite a multitude of variations in the problems that they face. Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods delivers an authoritative and practical account of methods that incorporate human capabilities and

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Human Factors Methods and Accident Analysis
  • Author : Paul M. Salmon,Neville A. Stanton,Michael Lenné,Daniel P. Jenkins,Laura Rafferty,Guy H. Walker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18

This book provides an overview of, and practical guidance on, the range of human factors (HF) methods that can be used for the purposes of accident analysis and investigation in complex sociotechnical systems. Human Factors Methods and Accident Analysis begins with an overview of different accident causation models and an

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Human Factors Methods for Design
  • Author : Christopher P. Nemeth
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-11-11

An easy-to-use, in-depth manual, Human Factors Methods for Design supplies the how-tos for approaching and analyzing design problems and provides guidance for their solution. It draws together the basics of human behavior and physiology to provide a context for readers who are new to the field. The author brings in

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Guide to Applying Human Factors Methods
  • Author : Pietro C. Cacciabue
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17

Human error plays a significant role in many accidents involving safety-critical systems, and it is now a standard requirement in both the US and Europe for Human Factors (HF) to be taken into account in system design and safety assessment. This book will be an essential guide for anyone who

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Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries
  • Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2007-02-03

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries provides guidance for managers and plant engineering staff on specific, practical techniques and tools for addressing forty different human factors issues impacting process safety. Human factors incidents can result in injury and death, damage to the environment, fines, and business

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Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design
  • Author : Nicholas J. Stevens,Paul M. Salmon,Guy H. Walker,Neville A. Stanton
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-17

The integration of Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design (LUP & UD) is an exciting and emerging interdisciplinary field. This book offers practical guidance on a range of Human Factors methods that can be used to rigorously and reliably explore LUP & UD. It provides new ways to interpret

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Human Factors Methods and Sports Science
  • Author : Paul Salmon,Neville Anthony Stanton,Adam Gibbon,Daniel Jenkins,Guy H. Walker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-12-09

During the course of any sporting event, critical cognitive and physical tasks are performed within a dynamic, complex, collaborative system comprising multiple humans and artifacts, under pressurized, complex, and rapidly changing conditions. Highly skilled, well-trained individuals walk a fine line between task success and failure, with only slightly inadequate task

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Integrating Human Factors Methods and Systems Thinking for Transport Analysis and Design
  • Author : Gemma J. M. Read,Vanessa Beanland,Michael G. Lenné,Neville A. Stanton,Paul M. Salmon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-26

Governments and road safety agencies around the world have either introduced or are considering 'safe system' strategies, a long overdue acknowledgement that different elements of the road system contribute to road safety outcomes. Human factors approaches have a leading role here in both conceptualising the road system as a complex

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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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Evaluation of Human Work  2nd Edition
  • Author : E. N. Corlett,John R. Wilson,NIGEL CORLETT
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1995-10-13

Comprising a compendium of ergonomics methods and techniques, this text covers every aspect of human work. This edition provides a reworking of existing chapters on the framework and context of methodology, the observation of performance, task analysis, experimental and study design, data collection, product assessment, environmental assessments, measurement of work

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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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Human Factors in Project Management
  • Author : Zachary Wong
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-12-23

In Human Factors in Project Management, author Zachary Wong—a noted trainer and acclaimed leader of more than 250 project teams—provides a summary of "people-based" management skills and techniques that can be applied when working in a team environment. This comprehensive resource brings together in one book new and current

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Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Author : Gavriel Salvendy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-24

The fourth edition of the Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomicshas been completely revised and updated. This includes allexisting third edition chapters plus new chapters written to covernew areas. These include the following subjects: Managing low-back disorder risk in the workplace Online interactivity Neuroergonomics Office ergonomics Social networking HF&E

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International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Author : Raymond Bonnett
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001

Read online International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors written by Raymond Bonnett, published by CRC Press which was released on 2001. Download full International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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