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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$ 116.00

    Aligned directly to the NEBOSH syllabus, this book covers the breadth and depth of oil and gas operational safety. This book guides the reader through the principles of how to manage operational risks, carefully conveying a technical subject in a clear, concise manner that readers will find comfortable to read and understand. Written in full colour... 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$ 41.95

    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$ 104.95

    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$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    Fully up-to-date coverage of human factors engineering—plus online access to interactive demonstrations and exercises Engineering accomplishments can be as spectacular as a moon landing or as mundane as an uneventful drive to the local grocery store. Their failures can be as devastating as a plane crash or a massive oil spill. Over the past... more...

  • Usable Usabilityby Eric Reiss

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.99 US$ 33.99

    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...

  • 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...