Fitting the Human: Introduction to Ergonomics, Sixth Edition

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/7/2008
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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The latest edition of Fitting the Human provides quick access to the ergonomic information that professionals need when engineering workplaces, machinery, offices, computers, and lighting. Highly respected expert, Karl Kroemer organizes detailed knowledge regarding body size, strength, and mobility, as well as motivation, perceptions, and acquired skills. He also covers various work demands including shift work. Completely updated and revised, this seminal reference maintains the straightforward style of the preceding editions of this perennial bestseller as it describes mental and psychosocial ergonomics in detail. With new figures, graphs, and tables, this text continues to be the first choice for practitioners and students.OTI#1A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Second EditionMartin Helander, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeThis new edition gives a broad overview of cognitive as well as physical ergonomics andprovides tools needed to solve systems problems and propose adequate design solutions. Written in an accessible style, it presents a systems approach to human factors and ergonomics that leads to complete understanding and helps to explain the myths and misconceptions in the field.Catalog no. TF1485, 2006, 403 pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-28248-2, $83.95 / £46.99OTI#2Bodyspace: Anthropometry, Ergonomics and the Design of Work, Third EditionStephen Stephen, University of Surrey, Guildford, UKChristine M. Haslegrave, University of Nottingham, UKThis third edition of Bodyspacemaintains the same content and structure as previous editions, but updates the material and references to account for recent developments in the field including new research findings and anthropometric surveys. Chapters on Health and Safetyand Ergonomics in the Officeare substantially revised to include new research, techniques,and changes in legislation that have taken place in recent years.Catalog no. TF1531, 2006, 352 pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-28520-9, $69.95 / £31.99OTI#3Introduction to Ergonomics, Third EditionR.S. Bridger, Hants, UKA comprehensive introduction to the field, this book contains more than twenty worked examples and an Instructor's Manual with solutions to more than 200 problems. The book can be used in a variety of ways, depending on the goals of the reader. It provides a general introduction to the field and study sections that delve deeper into special topics.Catalog no. 7306, January 2009, 808 pp, ISBN: 978-0-8493-7306-0, $69.95 / 38.99

Table of Contents

The Human Body
The Human Mind
Body and Mind Working Together
Organizing and Managing Work
Human Engineering
Making Work Pleasant and Efficient
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