Designing for Humans / Edition 1

Designing for Humans / Edition 1

by Jan Noyes
     
 

In this book, Jan Noyes provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of human-machine interaction and the design of environments at work. Focusing on topics relevant to user-centred design, she includes coverage of the capabilities and limitations of humans, human-machine interactions, work environments, and organisational issues. Health and safety issues underpin… See more details below

Overview

In this book, Jan Noyes provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of human-machine interaction and the design of environments at work. Focusing on topics relevant to user-centred design, she includes coverage of the capabilities and limitations of humans, human-machine interactions, work environments, and organisational issues. Health and safety issues underpin a large amount of work on the human factors of design, and these are addressed fully throughout the book. Furthermore, each chapter includes case studies to demonstrate the real-world relevance of the points being made and concludes with a list of key points.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415227216
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/09/2001
Series:
Psychology at Work Series
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of tables
List of figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Human Factors1
2Humans: capabilities and limitations20
3Human-machine interaction38
4Work environments70
5Organisational issues97
6Occupational health118
7Safety137
Epilogue163
References166
Annex199
Author index202
Subject index207

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