Introduction to Human Factors Engineering: Pearson New International Edition eBook (2e) : 9781292035512

Introduction to Human Factors Engineering: Pearson New International Edition eBook (2e)

 
Edition
 
2
ISBN
 
9781292035512
ISBN 10
 
129203551X
Published
 
18/07/2013
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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eBook
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For undergraduate courses in Human-Factors Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Engineering Psychology, or Human-Factors Psychology.

Offering a somewhat more psychological perspective than other human factors books on the market, this text describes the capabilities and limitations of the human operator both physical and mentaland how these should be used to guide the design of systems with which people interact. General principles of human-system interaction and design are presented, and included are specific examples of successful and unsuccessful interactions. It links theories of human performance that underlie the principles with real-world experience, without a heavy engineering-oriented perspective.

Table of contents
1. Human Factors Engineering.


2. Design and Evaluation Methods.


3. Visual Sensory System.


4. Auditory, Tactile, and Vestibular System.


5. Cognition.


6. Decision Making.


7. Displays.


8. Controls.


9. Engineering Anthropometry and Workspace Design.


10. Biomechanics at Work.


11. Work Physiology.


12. Stress and Workload.


13. Safety, Accidents, and Human Error.


14. Human-Computer Interaction.


15. Automation.


16. Transportation Human Factors.


17. Selection and Training.


18. Social Factors.



19. Research Methods.
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