An easy-to-use reference book written by a practicing ergonomics engineer, "Ergonomics: How to Design for Ease and Efficincy" explores the "why" and "how" of human engineering/ergonomics. Topics include Working Under Water, Home Computer Workstation, Data Input Devices, Effective Training for Safe Lifting, Use of Liftbelts. Deals with Space exploration, Work under water, Scuba diving, New ways to communicate with the computer, Avoiding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other RSIs, Lift belts in material handling, Designing for "neutral" posture, scheduling work for circadian rhythms and Strenuous efforts at high altitudes. Addresses issues such as cumulative trauma, back problems (lifting), space exploration, design for the handicapped, computer workstations, and others. For readers interested in Human Factors Engineering or Ergonomics.
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Descripción Prentice Hall, 2000. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: (NOTE: Each chapter begins with Overview and concludes with Summary and Challenges.) Introduction. What Ergonomics Is. What Ergonomics Does. Goals of This Book. How This Book Is Organized. How to Use This Book. The Development of Ergonomics. The Ergonomic Knowledge Base. Sources of Ergonomic Information. Addresses. I. THE ERGONOMIC KNOWLEDGE BASE. 1. The Anatomical and Mechanical Structure of the Human Body. Development of the Human Race. Anthropology and Anthropometry. Box of Samples. How to Get Missing Data. Design Procedures. Human Biomechanics. The Skeletal System. Biomechanical Description of the Body. Human Strength. 2. How the Body Does Its Work. The Respiratory System. The Circulatory System. The Metabolic System. Assessment of Energy Expenditures at Work. Energy Requirements at Work. 3. How the Mind Works. Introduction. The Traditional and the EcologicalConcepts. Organization of the Nervous System. Enhancing Performance. Detecting Deception. 4. Human Senses. Introduction. Body Sensors. SeeingThe Vision Sense. Other Theories of Color Vision. HearingThe Auditory Sense. SmellingOlfactory Sense. TastingThe Gustation Sense. Taste Sensors. TouchingThe Cutaneous Senses. Balancing the BodyThe Vestibular Sense. Engineering Use of Sensory Capabilities. 5. How the Body Interacts with the Environment. Thermoregulation of the Human Body. Working in Polluted Air. Working Strenuously at High Altitudes. The Effects of Vibration on the Human Body. Summary of Vibration. Astronauts and Weightlessness. Accelerations in Aerospace. Summary of Aerospace Human Engineering. Working and Diving Under Water. 6. Body Rhythms, Work Schedules, and Effects of Alcohol. Introduction. Female Menstrual Cycle. Circadian Rhythms. Individual Differences. Sleep. Prolonged Hours of Work and Sleep Deprivation. Shiftwork. Shift Systems. Compressed Workweek/Extended Workday. Flextime. Which Shift Systems are Most Suitable? Body Rhythms and ShiftWork: Summary. Effects of Alcohol on Performance. Blood Alcohol Content. Absorption. Elimination of Alcohol. Effects of Alcohol on the Nervous System. Effects of Alcohol on the Senses. Effects of Alcohol on Performance of Industrial Tasks. Effects of Alcohol on Automobile Driving. Effects of Alcohol on Pilots. Effects of Alcohol: Summary. II. DESIGN APPLICATIONS. 7. Ergonomic Models, Methods, and Measurements. Introduction. Models. Types of Models. Ergonomic Models. Methods. Measurements. 8. Designing to Fit the Moving Body. Moving, Not Staying Still. Suitable Body Motions and Positions at Work. Recording and Evaluating Postures at Work. Designing for the Standing Operator. Designing for the Sitting Operator. Designing for Working Positions Other Than Sitting or Standing. Designing for Foot Operation. Designing for Hand Use. Designing Hand Tools. Design Rules for Hand Tools. Designing for Human Strength. Rules for Designing for Operator Strength. Designing for Vision. Designing to Avoid Overuse Disorders in the Shop and Office. Biomechanical Strains of the Body. Occupational Activities and Related Disorders. Stages of Overuse Disorders and Their Treatment. NonBiomechanical Factors in ODs. Ergonomic Interventions. Research Needs. 9. The Office (Computer) Workstation. Introduction. Is There a Normal, Healthy, Ideal Posture? Theories of HealthyStanding. Theories of Healthy Sitting. Free Posturing. Ergonomic Design of the Office Workstation. 10. Selection, Design, and Arrangement of Controls and Displays. Introduction. Controls. Control Selection. Compatibility of Control-Machine Movement. Control Actuation Force or Torque. Control-Effect Relationships. Continuous versus Detent Controls. Standard Practices. Arrangement and Groupin. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0137524781
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