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Human engineering in industry. Man-machine systems

  • 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...

  • Constructive Ergonomicsby Pierre Falzon

    CRC Press 2014; 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...

  • 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...

  • Safety Differentlyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2014; 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...

  • 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 E. J. Lovesay

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 179.95

    Ergonomics in the energy industry; human error and process safety; memory and cognition; manual handling and posture; ergonomics and sport; physiological stress; drivers and driving; telecommunications; information presentation and recognition; musculoskeletal; environmental studies; upper limb disorders; working posture and workspaces; health and... more...

  • Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Editionby Mark R. Lehto; Steven J. Landry

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 99.95

    Supplying a breadth and depth of coverage beyond that found in most traditional texts, Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition presents and integrates important methods and tools used in the fields of Industrial Engineering, Human Factors and Ergonomics to design and improve jobs, tasks and products. It presents... 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

    The A-to-Z guide to spotting and fixing usability problems Frustrated by pop-ups? Forms that make you start over if you miss a field? Nonsensical error messages? You're not alone! This book helps you simply get it right the first time (or fix what's broken). Boasting a full-color interior packed with design and layout examples, this book teaches... more...

  • Ergonomisch und normgerecht konstruierenby Torsten Merkel; Martin Schmauder; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2012; US$ 36.26

    Das Buch vermittelt grundlegende Herangehensweisen und Inhalte der Gestaltung von Maschinen unter Berücksichtigung von Erkenntnissen der Ergonomie. Grundlage ist die DIN EN 614-1 "Sicherheit von Maschinen - Ergonomische Gestaltungsgrundsätze". Mit Hilfe von strukturierten Vorgehensempfehlungen und Checklisten wird der Benutzer im Konstruktionsprozess... more...