Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design: Methods and Techniques / Edition 1

Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design: Methods and Techniques / Edition 1

by Waldemar Karwowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420046284

ISBN-13: 9781420046281

Pub. Date: 07/13/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The third volume in this set, this book presents case studies of human factors applied to the design of a range of consumer products including white goods, entertainment systems, personal audio devices, mobile phones, gardening products, and computer systems used for leisure. The book focuses on the important perspective human factors brings to consumer product

Overview

The third volume in this set, this book presents case studies of human factors applied to the design of a range of consumer products including white goods, entertainment systems, personal audio devices, mobile phones, gardening products, and computer systems used for leisure. The book focuses on the important perspective human factors brings to consumer product design as well as the different approaches to the design process. It enables readers to follow the design processes and use them for their own work, making the book informative and practical.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420046281
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/13/2011
Series:
Handbook of Human Factors in Consumer Product Design Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Methods for Consumer Products Design
Techniques to Translate Design Research into Useful, Usable, and Desirable Products, Elizabeth Mauer and Corinna Proctor
Manufacturing Attractive Products Logically by Using Human Design Technology: A Case of Japanese Methodology, Toshiki Yamaoka
Persona: A Method to Produce Representations Focused on Consumers’ Needs, Eric Brangier and Corinne Bornet
Model-Based Framework for Influencing Consumer Products Conceptual Designs, Serge N. Sala-Diakanda and Marcelo M. Soares
Smarter Products User-Centered Systems Engineering, Tareq Ahram, Waldemar Karwowski, and Marcelo M. Soares

Design Process
Supply and Demand: Perspectives on Mental Workload with Consumer Products, Mark S. Young and Neville A. Stanton
Intelligence, Creativity, and Decisions in Product Design, Raymy Kate O’Flynn and Thomas Waldmann
Role of Standards in Design, Magdalen Galley-Taylor, Anne Ferguson, and Gordon Hayward
Addressing Human Factors and Ergonomics in Design Process, Product Life Cycle, and Innovation: Trends in Consumer Product Design, Gabriel García Acosta, Karen Lange Morales, David Ernesto Puentes Lagos, and Manuel Ricardo Ruiz Ortiz
Integration of Ergonomics in the Design Process: Conceptual, Methodological, and Practical Foundations, Luz Mercedes Sáenz Zapata
Design, Usability, and Maintainability of Consumer Products, Lawrence J. H. Schulze
Assembly Complexity and the Design of Self-Assembly Products, Miles Richardson
Proposed Framework for Integrating Environmental Issues in Ergonomics to Product Development, Alma Maria Jennifer A. Gutierrez and Rosemary R. Seva
Cultural Ergonomics Issues in Consumer Product Design, Tonya L. Smith-Jackson, Hardianto Iridiastadi, and Chang Geun Oh
Affective Design and Consumer Response, Rosemary R. Seva and Martin G. Helander
Universal Design: Empathy and Affinity, George Edward Torrens
Integration of Elderly Users into Product Development Processes: Senior Research Groups as Organizational and Methodical Approach, Sebastian Glende and Wolfgang Friesdorf
IEA EQUID Template for Cooperation between Product Designers and Ergonomists, Michel Nael

Digital Design
Behavior Video: A Methodology and Tool to Measure Human Behavior; Examples in Product Evaluation, Francisco Rebelo, Ernesto Filgueiras, and Marcelo M. Soares
Digital Human Modeling in the User-Centered Design Process, Stephen J. Summerskill and Russell Marshall
Digital Human Modeling in Product Evaluation, Maria Lucia Leite Ribeiro Okimoto
Three-Dimensional Foot Imaging: Axial Alignment Theory in Footwear Design, Fit, and Function, Anette Leonor Telmo Thompson, Bernhard Zipfel, and Saramarie Eagleton
Science of Footwear Design, Ravindra S. Goonetilleke, Channa P. Witana, and Shuping Xiong
Virtual Reality in Consumer Product Design: Methods and Applications, Francisco Rebelo, Emília Duarte, Paulo Noriega, and Marcelo M. Soares

User-Centered Design of Consumer Products
Product Design: User-Centered versus a Task-Based Approach, Martin Groen and Jan Noyes
Needs Analysis: Or, How Do You Capture, Represent, and Validate User Requirements in a Formal Manner/Notation before Design, K. Tara Smith
Users’ Interactions with Design Models, M.J. Rooden and H. Kanis
Eco-Design: The Evolution of Dishwasher Design and the Potential for a More User-Centered Approach, Elies Dekoninck and Edward W. A. Elias
User-Centered Design Method to Attend Users’ Needs during Product Design Process: A Case Study in a Public Hospital in Brazil, Raimundo Lopes Diniz and Marcelo M. Soares
Index

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