A Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics / Edition 1

A Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics / Edition 1

by Neville A. Stanton, Mark S. Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0748407030

ISBN-13: 9780748407033

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The evaluation and assessment of appropriate design approaches for usable human-machine interfaces is at the heart of ergonomics. A Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics arises from work, carried out by Neville Stanton for the EPSRC/Department of Transport, to compile and review a pool of methodologies currently used throughout the human factors world. The book

Overview

The evaluation and assessment of appropriate design approaches for usable human-machine interfaces is at the heart of ergonomics. A Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics arises from work, carried out by Neville Stanton for the EPSRC/Department of Transport, to compile and review a pool of methodologies currently used throughout the human factors world. The book describes this range of methodologies, and provides evidence of "real-world" validity and reliability. The costs and benefits for each are assessed, as are the usability and applicability. "A Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics" will be an invaluable resource for professional ergonomists, students at masters and post-graduate levels, and industry and business professionals undertaking in-house ergonomic evaluations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748407033
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; How to use this book; Section 1; An Itroduction to Ergonomics Design; What are Ergonomics Methods? How do I chose Which Method to Use?
Section 2 Applying Ergonomics Methods; 1. Keystroke -Level Model (KLM) 2. Link Analysis 3. Checklists 4. Predictive Human Error Analysis (PHEA) 5. Observation 6. Questionnaires 7. Hierarchical Task Analysis (HTA) 8. Repertory Grids 9. Task Analysis for Error Identification (TAFEI) 10. Layout Analysis 11. Interviews 12. Heuristics
Section 3 Utility Analysis
Section 4 A Study of Training, Relliability and Validity; 1. Training People to use Ergonomics Methods and a Study of Their Reliabilityand Validity 2. Summary of Findings
Epilogue; Glossary; References; Index

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