The third edition of this definitive handbook offers every aspect of updated information on ergonomics and human psychology for product designers.
Written by an expert in the field, Human Factors and Ergonomics Design Handbook, Third Edition incorporates latest findings and trends of ergonomics in designing human-friendly products, such as handheld computers, robotics, medical devices, and military/space products to maximize the device functionalities and minimize the negative influence to the human body/mind.
Since the 1992 publication of the second edition, there have been major technological developments which tremendously influence our daily use of electronics devices, and industrial and medical usage of high-tech equipment. There also have been continuous discovery of human factors (i.e. how humans interface with equipment and devices) and cognitive workload. This in-depth guide covers these latest developments.
- 500 illustrations
- Newly added chapters cover medical systems, robotics, small hand-held electronic devices, cognitive workload, and motion environment
- Systematic approaches separating human factors into macro, mezzo, and micro environments
- High-tech, high-demand product design examples are included