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Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics: Visions, Concepts, Methods and Tools Festschrift in Honor of Professor Holger Luczak / Edition 1

Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics: Visions, Concepts, Methods and Tools Festschrift in Honor of Professor Holger Luczak / Edition 1

by Christopher M. Schlick


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642012921
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/02/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 710
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Christopher M. Schlick is Professor of Engineering at RWTH Aachen University and head of the Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics. He is also a member of the management board of the FGAN Research Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics (FKIE). His research interests include modeling and simulation of work and business systems as well as the ergonomic design of human-machine interfaces.

Table of Contents

Broadert Context.- Innovation Through New Technologies.- Production Technology in High-Wage Countries #x2013; From Ideas of Today to Products of Tomorrow.- Innovation Champions #x2013; Or How to Achieve (Global) Competitiveness#x0021;.- The Convergence Theory and the Good ICT Society #x2013; Trends and Visions.- Community Ergonomics and Globalization: A Conceptual Model of Social Awareness.- #x201C;Car Mechatronic#x201D;#x2013; An Open Approach for Designing a New European Core Occupational Profile.- Medium Context.- Performance Measurement from a Macroergonomics Perspective.- Technology Management.- Success with Customer Inspiring Products #x2013; Monitoring, Assessment and Design of Perceived Product Quality.- Pattern Languages to Create a Holistic Methodology for Product Development and to Derive Enterprise-Specific Engineering Guidelines.- Reference Models #x2013; A Basis for Designing Efficient Technical Services.- Service Modelling and Engineering in the Telematics Industry #x2013; The View from the Perspective of a Toll Service Provider.- MedicoErgonomics #x2013; A Human Factors Engineering Approach for the Healthcare Sector.- The Impact of Ergonomics.- Effect Chains #x2013; A Method for Analysing Qualitative Effects in Occupational Health and Safety at Work.- Multi-Perspective IT Evaluation Tool for Shift Schedules.- Organizational Change and Occupational Health #x2013; Towards a Resource-Based Change Management.- Designing Organizational Oblivion.- Narrowert Context.- Goal Setting: Basic Findings and New Developments at the Team Level.- Simulation of Collaborative Product Development Processes Using Agent-Based Modeling.- Integrated Modeling of Work Processes and Decisions in Chemical Engineering Design.- Serious Gaming: The Impact of Pervasive Gaming in Business and Engineering.- Subject System.- Use of Design Equations for Analyzing User Requirements in Process Control.- Action Regulation Theory: Are the Characteristics of Well Designed Tasks Valid for Interactive Jobs as Well? #x2013; The Concept of Two-dimensional Task Identity in Interactive Work.- Evaluation of the Quality of Job Design with the Action-Oriented Software Tool REBA #x2013; Recent Developments and Applications.- How Can Creativity Be Promoted Within the Framework of Vocational Training and Further Education?.- Functional Means.- Complexity in Ergonomics.- Principles, Methods and Examples of Ergonomics Research and Work Design.- Modular Concepts for Integrating Ergonomics into Production Processes.- Methods for Measuring Mental Stress and Strain.- Ergonomics and Human Factors: Methodological Considerations About Evidence Based Design of Work Systems.- Comparison of Ergonomic Risk Assessment Methodology with an Example of a Repetitive Sawmill Board Edger Occupation.- Work Science and Aviation Safety.- Development of Theory and Practice in Ergonomics.- Accessibility in Information Technology.- Ergonomics and Design.- Design of Visual and Auditory Human-Machine Interfaces with User Participation and Knowledge Support.- Human-Computer Interaction in Aerial Surveillance Tasks.- Implicit Interaction in Multimodal Human-Machine Systems.- Upper Level of Physical Means.- Design and Evaluation of an Augmented Vision System for Self-Optimizing Assembly Cells.- Visual Ergonomic Issues of LCD Displays #x2013; An Insight into Working Conditions and User Characteristics.- Forty Years of Research on System Response Times #x2013; What Did We Learn from It?.- Productivity Improvement with Snap-Fit Systems.- Developing Seating Designs that Support Traditional Japanese Sitting Postures.- Finger Fatigue: Blockings and Approximate Kinematic Invariances.- Lower Level of Physical Means.- Neurobehavioral Tests as Evaluation of Neurotoxically Induced Impairments of Health.

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