Human Factors Methods For Design

Human Factors Methods for Design
Publisher CRC Press
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Category Health & Fitness
Total Pages 416
ISBN 9780415297998
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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 problem analysis, including test and evaluation methods and simple experimentation and recognizes the importance of cost-effectiveness. Finally, he emphasizes the need for good communication to get the new product understood and accepted. The author draws from his corporate experience as a research and development manager and his consulting practice in human factors and design.

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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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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Human Factors Methods for Design
  • Author : Christopher P. Nemeth
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-17

There is no shortage of available human factors information, but until now there was no single guide on how to use this information. Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered is an in-depth field guide to solving human factors challenges in the development process. It provides design and human

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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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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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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 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 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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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 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 in System Design  Development  and Testing
  • Author : David Meister,Thomas P. Enderwick
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001-06-01

Human Factors in System Design, Development, and Testing describes engineering system design as a behavioral process, a process which raises questions the designer must answer. It focuses on the concepts underlying the design process, culminating in a behavioral theory of the design process. Special effort has been made to depict

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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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Introduction to Human Factors
  • Author : Nancy J. Stone,Alex Chaparro,Joseph R. Keebler,Barbara S. Chaparro,Daniel S. McConnell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-01

This is a comprehensive, but accessible text that introduces students to the fields of human factors and ergonomics. The book is intended for undergraduate students, written from the psychological science perspective along with various pedagogical components that will enhance student comprehension and learning. This book is ideal for those introductory

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Human Factors Methods in a Design Cycle Framework
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014

Understanding when, why, where, and how to use human factors methods is a key skill for human factors practitioners. Experienced professionals are very skilled at selecting methods appropriate to the task at hand, but the skill is a result of years of exposure. The current study examines the value of

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