Introduction to Ergonomics / Edition 1

Introduction to Ergonomics / Edition 1

by R.S. S. Bridger
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McGraw-Hill Higher Education


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Introduction to Ergonomics / Edition 1

This comprehensive,engineering-oriented text is aimed at the introductory course in ergonomics usually required of industrial engineering majors. Such a course is also taught in psychology. The book should also appeal to courses in biomechanics. The text provides an excellent blend of the physical techniques and the cognitive aspects of ergonomics and features many practical cases and examples and instructive illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070077416
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 04/28/1995
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 529

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Anatomy, Posture and Body Mechanics
Chapter 3: Anthropometric Principles in Workstation Design
Chapter 4: Workspace Design for Standing and Seated Workers
Chapter 5: The Upper Body at Work
Chapter 6: Design of Manual Handling Tasks
Chapter 7: Physiology, Workload and Work Capacity
Chapter 8: Industrial Applications of Physiology
Chapter 9: Heat, Cold and the Design of the Physical Environment
Chapter 10: Vision, Light and Lighting
Chapter 11: Hearing, Sound and Noise
Chapter 12: Human Information Processing, Performance and Skill
Chapter 13: Displays Controls and Human-Machine Interaction
Chapter 14: Memory, Language and the Design of Verbal Material
Chapter 15: Cognitive Ergonomics: Problem Solving and Decision Making
Chapter 16: Ergonomics, Work Organization and Work System Design Further Reading
Author Index
Subject Index

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