Ergonomics: how to design for ease and efficiency
Prentice Hall, Aug 1, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 766 pages
Written by a practicing ergonomics engineer, this new text explores the "why" and "how" of human engineering/ergonomics. It discusses physical as well as mental capacities of the human; considers how to design the work task, tools, the interface with the machine, and safe work procedures; and addresses the issues of cumulative trauma, back problems, design fof the handicapped; and more.
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Part One The Ergonomic Knowledge Base
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A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Second Edition
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