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Introduction to ergonomics

Introduction to ergonomics

Author: R S Bridger
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
All aspects of human comfort within the work environment are considered in this substantial introduction to ergonomics. The second edition has been updated to reflect new knowledge and technology in the field, and includes new drawings. The first chapters provide an overview of the field; principles of anatomy, posture and body mechanics; and anthropometric principles in workspace and equipment design. Later  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R S Bridger
ISBN: 0415273781 9780415273787
OCLC Number: 641179282
Notes: Previous edition: 1995.
Description: 624 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Anatomy, posture and body mechanics --
3. Anthropometric principles in workspace and equipment design --
4. Static work: Design for standing and seated workers --
5. Design of repetitive tasks --
6. Design of manual handling tasks --
7. Work capacity, stress and fatigue --
8. Industrial applications of physiology --
9. Heat, cold and the design of the physical environment --
10. Vision, light and lighting --
11. Hearing, sound, noise and vibration --
12. Human information processing, skill and performance --
13. Displays, controls and virtual environments --
14. Human-computer interaction, memory and language --
15. Human-machine interaction, human error and safety --
16. System design: organisational and social aspects.
Responsibility: Robert Bridger.


Gives a comprehensive introduction to ergonomics and sets out the fundamental principles and key applications of the discipline. In this book, the main text and the manual include worked examples  Read more...


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