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Human factors design handbook : information and guidelines for the design of systems, facilities, equipment, and products for human use / Wesley E. Woodson.


New York : McGraw-Hill, [1981] .
ISBN 0070717656, 9780070717657

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Subjects Anthropotechnik.
Arbeitsplatzgestaltung.
Bewegungsraum.
Ergometria E Ergonomia.
Ergonomie -- Guides, manuels, etc.
Human engineering -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human engineering.
Description 1047 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 1015-1018) and index.
Summary Systems conceptualization includes agricultural systems, military systems, industrial systems, and transportation systems. Subsystems design includes doors, ramps, walkways, bathrooms, kitchens, offices, lighting, and sound systems. Component and display design includes visual displays, auditory displays, fasteners, tools, and furniture. Human factors data looks at such things as human strength, reaction time, heat, radiation, and fatigue.
Contents Introduction -- chapter 1. Systems conceptualization -- Systems concept -- Architectual systems -- Transportation systems -- Military systems -- Space systems -- Industrial systems -- Communications systems -- Consumer products systems -- chapter 2. Subsystems design -- Architectual entryways -- Doors, hatches, and equipment -- Closures -- Windows -- Parking -- Walkways, hallways, and catwalks -- Ramps, stairs, and ladders -- Elevators, escalators, and moving walkways -- Bathrooms, rest rooms, and locker rooms -- Bedrooms and berthing subsystems -- Kitchens and galleys -- Dining and food service -- Offices -- Auditoriums -- Materials handling -- Special workplaces -- Lighting -- Sound systems -- chapter 3. Component and product design -- Visual displays -- Auditory displays -- Controls -- Fasteners -- Tools -- Furniture -- chapter 4. Human factors data -- The Body -- Human strength -- Equilibrium -- Reaction time -- Control response -- Work output and cost -- Thermal esponse -- Visual response -- Auditory response -- Tactile response -- Acceleration response -- Vibrartion response -- Atmospheric response -- Radiation -- Electrical current -- Chemical substances -- Information processing -- Behavioral expectancies -- Fatigue -- chapter 5. Human engineering methods -- System analysis -- Design review -- References.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6195197
(OCoLC)ocm06195197
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WorldCat Identities Woodson, Wesley E.
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