Friday, April 13, 2012

Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers‎ - Book Information and Review

by Mark R. Lehto, James R. Buck, Marie N. Buck

Publisher;

 
CRC Press, 2007
 

Table of Contents

 
What Is Ergonomic Design?  4
 
HumanCentered Design  10
 
Ergonomic Criteria  16
 
Macroergonomics  25
 
Organizations and Additional Information on Ergonomic Design  34
 
The Human System  41
 
The Muscles  50 
 
Other Anthropometric Relationships  58
 
About the Chapter  94
 
Analysis of Tasks and Jobs  116
 
Final Remarks  126
 
Temperature and Humidity  136
 
Noise  172
 
Final Remarks  179
 
Applied Anthropometry  185
 
Design of Work Areas and Stations  192
 
Office Design  205
 
Design of Tools and Equipment  214
 
Protective Equipment for the Operator  234
 
Final Remarks  244
  
 
Motion and Micromotion Study  260
 
About the Chapter  290
 
Performance Leveling  302
 
Maintaining Standards  309
 
Predicting Human Performance  317
 
Standard Data Systems  335
 
Cognitive Modeling  341
 
Final Remarks  356
 
About this Chapter  362
 
Fitting Learning Curves  373
 
Final Comments  379
 
Sampling Strategies  395
 
Final Comments  409
 
Discussion Questions and Exercises 409  529
  
 
About the Chapter  414
 
Interviews  430
 
Discussion Questions and Exercises  436
 
Cognitive Simulation  446
 
Design of Simulation Experiments  461 

 
Design for CrewTeam  469
 
Industrial Work Teams  476
 
Research Development and Design Teams  483
 
Final Remarks  490
 
Final Remarks  525
 
Quality Management and CustomerDriven Design  532
 
 
Inspection  569
 
Signal Detection Theory SDT  582
 
Inspection Economics  591
 
Final Remarks  600
 
Fundamental Concepts of Industrial Safety and Health  607
 
Contemporary Occupational Health and Safety Management  603
 
Hazards and Control Measures  612
 
Warnings and Safety Programs  627
 
Communication Theory  633
 
Human Information Processing  643
 
Display Design  658
 
Hazard Communication  675
 
Final Remarks  681
 
Control Systems  687
  
 
Decision Making  733
 
Behavioral Decision Theory  743
 
Naturalistic Decision Theory  757
 
Decision Support  767
 
Final Remarks  786
 
Personnel Selection and Placement  792
 
Training  803
 
Final Remarks  810
 
Job Evaluation  816
 
Wage Administration  827
 
Final Remarks  837
 
Al Professional Reports  881
 
Cash Flow Models  887
  
 
Appendix Cl Some Additional Probability Distributions  903
 
Appendix D3 Cumulative Studentf Distribution Table  910
 
APPENDIX F Fundamentals of Analysis  923
 
Author Index  931
 
Subject Index 945  
 
Copyright  
 

Comment

 
The organization of the text is more direct from an industrial engineering course point of view.
 
Original Knol - http://knol.google.com/k/narayana-rao/introduction-to-human-factors-and/2utb2lsm2k7a/ 1849

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