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Human engineering in industry. Man-machine systems

  • Safety Differentlyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety thinking. Automation and new technologies have... more...

  • Constructive Ergonomicsby Pierre Falzon

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The goal for ergonomics has always been to adapt work, work environments, and machines to humans. But is this goal still sufficient? Does it satisfy the needs of the individual or of societies and organizations as they operate now? Constructive Ergonomics provides an answer to these questions. Rooted both in the academic world and in the world of... more...

  • Introduction to Oil and Gas Operational Safetyby Wise Global Training Ltd

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 112.00

    Introduction to Oil and Gas Operational Safety is aligned directly to the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety. Concisely written by a highly experienced team, this full colour reference provides complete coverage of the syllabus, including chapters on fire hazards, risk management and emergency response.... more...

  • Human Performance Models for Computer-Aided Engineeringby Jerome I. Elkind; Stuart K. Card; Julian Hochberg

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Human Performance Models for Computer-Aided Engineering is a collection of papers that deals with the relationship between scientific theories of human performance and practical engineering. This collection describes the emergence of a scientific engineering paradigm that uses computational theories in computational design aids. This book also considers... more...

  • Case Studies in Automation Related to Humanization of Workby J. E. Rijnsdorp

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Case Studies in Automation Related to Humanization of Work focuses on the role of organization renewal in the humanization of work, including the effects of automation on the industries and workers. The selection first offers information on the quality of working life and work of the social effects of automation committee from Bad Boll to Enschede.... more...

  • Contemporary Ergonomicsby

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 179.95

    The latest volume in the "Contemporary Ergonomics" series which form a record of the Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society, held in Scotland in April 1993. The refereed contributions covers the spectrum of current experience and practice in ergonomics. A special emphasis of the 1993 volume is the application of ergonomics in... more...

  • Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systemsby Roger Remington; Charles L. Folk; Deborah A. Boehm-Davis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 135.00

    Fully up-to-date coverage of human factorsengineering—plus online access to interactive demonstrationsand exercises Engineering accomplishments can be as spectacular as a moonlanding or as mundane as an uneventful drive to the local grocerystore. Their failures can be as devastating as a plane crash or amassive oil spill. Over the past decade,... more...

  • Usable Usabilityby Eric Reiss

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.99

    Eric Reiss has been meddling with service- and product-design projects for longer than he cares to remember. Today, he is CEO of The FatDUX Group, an international user-experience design company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Eric has also lectured on design principles at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, is a former Professor of Usability... more...

  • Ergonomics in Asia: Development, Opportunities and Challengesby Yuh-Chuan Shih; Sheau-Farn Max Liang; Yu-Hsing Huang; Yu-Cheng Lin; Chih-Long Lin

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 146.95

    For the past decade, the rapid development of the ergonomics disciplines as well as the fast growing economy in the Asian region have been attracting the attention of the international ergonomics community. Although East Asia has been changing from a traditional agriculture-oriented society into a modern industry-oriented society and its economy covers... more...

  • An Introduction to Organisational Behaviour for Managers and Engineersby Duncan Kitchin

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 70.95

    If you understand organisations then you are more powerful, in that you are then able to further your own interests and/or those of the organisation. It then makes sense that all engineers as part of their undergraduate degrees, or their subsequent professional development, have to study organisational behaviour as part of their management training.... more...