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  • Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Editionby Robert Bridger

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 99.95

    Building on the success of previous editions, the 4th edition of ‘Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics’ provides a comprehensive and up to date introduction to the field. The new edition places the subject matter into a system context using a human-machine model to structure the chapters and a knowledge application model to structure the organisation... more...

  • Flying Fast Jetsby David G. Newman

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a detailed general overview of the human factors and performance limitations associated with flying fast jets, integrating all the latest available research literature on the demanding operational tasks faced by such pilots and aircrews. As such, it has a strong military focus, dealing with pilots of fighter aircraft, attack aircraft... more...

  • The Human Factors of Fratricideby Laura A. Rafferty; Neville A. Stanton

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    Fratricide has been defined as firing on your own forces, when mistaking them for enemy forces, which results in injury or death. Rates of fratricide incidence have been steadily increasing and the complexity of the contemporary operating environment may lead to a continuation of this trend. Although the majority of research into fratricide has focused... more...

  • Occupational Health Guide to Violence in the Workplaceby Thomas D. Schneid

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    20 murders every week. 18,000 assaults in the same time. All on the job. Sharp increases in workplace violence continue to take an unfortunate toll on American business-and its employees, families and communities. Preventative measures may be well-intentioned, but pose troubling conflicts in themselves, pitting each employee's privacy vs. overall worker... more...

  • Challenging the Safety Quoby Craig Marriott

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.95

    Safety is broken. The people who are responsible for helping you stay safe should be at the top of your Christmas card list but all too often they are despised, ridiculed and ignored. But safety management is beginning to be challenged. Businesses have begun to realise that what they have been doing is no longer providing any additional value. The... more...

  • Risk-Based Thinkingby Tony Muschara

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Society at large tends to misunderstand what safety is all about. It is not just the absence of harm. When nothing bad happens over a period of time, how do you know you are safe? In reality, safety is what you and your people do moment by moment, day by day to protect assets from harm and to control the hazards inherent in your operations. This is... more...

  • Electromyography In Ergonomicsby Shrawan Kumar

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    Electromyography (EMG) is the study of muscle behaviour via electronic means, and is thus a technique fundamental to ergonomics, physiology and biomechanics. This text describes the principles of EMG and its application domains, focusing on anatomy, biology, muscle characteristics, physics, mechanics, EMG signal, noise/artifacts/errors, equipment/devices/techniques,... more...

  • Adaptive User Supportby Reinhard Oppermann

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    The potential of software applications to solve an array of office and administrative problems is increasing faster than the ability of users to exploit it. We need to make systems easier to learn and more comfortable to use. This book reports a major advance in the effort to accomplish both goals. Flexcel enables users to modify access and dialog... more...

  • Participatory Designby Douglas Schuler; Aki Namioka

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 154.95

    The voices in this collection are primarily those of researchers and developers concerned with bringing knowledge of technological possibilities to bear on informed and effective system design. Their efforts are distinguished from many previous writings on system development by their central and abiding reliance on direct and continuous interaction... more...

  • Comparative Homeland Securityby Nadav Morag

    Wiley 2018; US$ 140.00 US$ 126.00

    The first edition of Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons has proven successful in filling the niche of international homeland security studies.  It is the only comprehensive work on foreign homeland security strategies and policies that is presently available. Consequently, unlike other existing texts, this text can serve as a foundational... more...