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Fitting the Human : Introduction to Ergonomics, Sixth Edition.

Author: Karl H E Kroemer
Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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The Human BodyBody SizesMobilityMuscular WorkBody strength and Load HandlingThe Human MindHow We SeeHow We HearHow We Sense Objects and EnergyHow We Experience Indoor and Outside ClimatesBody and Mind Working TogetherMental Activities Hard Physical Work Light and Moderate Work Workload and Stress Organizing and Managing WorkWorking with Others The Organization and You Working Hours Night and Shift Work Human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kroemer, Karl H.E.
Fitting the Human : Introduction to Ergonomics, Sixth Edition.
Hoboken : CRC Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl H E Kroemer
ISBN: 9781420055412 1420055410
OCLC Number: 908077260
Description: 1 online resource (460 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Contents; Foreword: the sixth edition; About the author; The first page; SECTION I: The human body ; CHAPTER One. Body sizes; CHAPTER Two. Mobility; CHAPTER Three. Muscular work; CHAPTER Four. Body strength and load handling; SECTION II: The human mind; CHAPTER Five. How we see; CHAPTER Six. How we hear; CHAPTER seven. How we sense objects and energy; CHAPTER Eight. How we experience indoor and outside climates; SECTION III: Body and mind working together; CHAPTER Nine. Mental acitivities; CHAPTER Ten. Hard physical work; CHAPTER Eleven. Light and moderate work. CHAPTER Twelve. Workload and stressSECTION IV: Organizing and managing work; CHAPTER Thirteen. Working with others; CHAPTER Fourteen. The organization and you; CHAPTER Fifteen. Working hours; CHAPTER Sixteen. Night and shift work; SECTION V: Human engineering; CHAPTER Seventeen. Designing the home; CHAPTER Eighteen. Office design; CHAPTER Nineteen. Computer design; CHAPTER Twenty. Workplace design; CHAPTER Twenty --
One. Making work pleasant and efficient; The last page; References; Index; Back cover.

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Presents ergonomic information required to engineer workplaces, machinery, offices, computers, lighting, and more to fit the humans who use them. This book delineates true human engineering, as  Read more...

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