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Human factors for engineers

Author: Carl Sandom; Roger S Harvey; Institution of Electrical Engineers.
Publisher: London : Institution of Electrical Engineers, ©2004.
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"This book introduces the reader to the subject of Human Factors and provides practical and pragmatic advice to assist engineers in designing interactive systems that are safer, more secure and easier to use - thereby reducing accidents due to human error, increasing system integrity and enabling more efficient process operations. The book discusses human factors, integration methodology and reviews the issues that  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Human factors for engineers.
London : Institution of Electrical Engineers, ©2004
(OCoLC)607751381
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sandom; Roger S Harvey; Institution of Electrical Engineers.
ISBN: 0863413293 9780863413292
OCLC Number: 56460597
Description: xxvi, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Human factors and cost benefits / Roger S. Harvey --
Human factors integration / Michael A. Tainsh --
Humans : skills, capabilities, and limitations / Jan Noyes, Kate Garland, and Daniel Bruneau --
The human factors toolkit / Jan Noyes --
Task analysis / Leslie K. Ainsworth --
Automation and human work / Erik Hollnagel --
To engineer is to err / Sidney Dekker --
Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of human error in risk assessment / David Embrey --
Control room design / John Wood --
Human-computer interfaces : a principled approach to design / Robert D. Macredie and Jane Coughlan --
Usability / Martin Maguire --
HF verification and validation (V & V) / Iain S. MacLeod --
The application of simulators in systems evaluation / Ed Marshall --
Safety assessment and human factors / Carl Sandom.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Sandom and Roger S. Harvey.
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