Automotive Ergonomics: Driver-Vehicle Interaction

Automotive Ergonomics: Driver-Vehicle Interaction

by Nikolaos Gkikas (Editor)


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This book presents the latest developments and addresses its implications for the design of modern and future vehicles. It covers new areas such as human-machine interaction as well as power train and alternative fuels, which create new challenges as well as opportunities for the automotive industry. A special chapter is devoted to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The text also explains vibration in vehicles, noise perception, and digital human modeling, among other topics, in addition to discussions of best practices and emerging developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439894255
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/25/2012
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Vehicle Occupant Packaging. Ergonomics Issues with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Vibration in Vehicles. Driving Posture and Health. Thermal Comfort in Vehicles. Driving Simulators in Automotive Ergonomics Research. Noise Perception in Vehicles. Vehicle HMI in the Era of Electric, Hybrid and Hydrogen-fuel Vehicles. In-vehicle Information Systems (IVIS) and Driver Distraction. Digital Human Modelling (DHM) in Automotive Applications. A Look to the Future of Automotive Ergonomics/Human Factors.

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