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Occupational Ergonomics

Principles and applications

Tayyari, Fariborz, Smith, James L.

1997, XII, 452 p.

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This book is intended to be used as a textbook on senior/graduate level courses in human factors engineering and ergonomics. It will provide students with a background in physiological, biomechanical and anthropometric bases of ergonomics, and then focus on the applications of ergonomic principles in designing work systems for efficient human-machine interfaces.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » KAP_D019

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Mechanical Engineering

Table of contents 

An introduction to ergonomics. Skeletal system. Muscular system and work. Engineering anthropometry. Biomechanical bases of ergonomics. Work physiology. Workstation design. Cumulative trauma disorders. Manual materials handling. Work-tool design. Human-machine systems. Thermal environments. Light and vision. Occupational noise environment. Occupational vibration. Shift work. Office ergonomics. Ergonomics assessment of the workplace. Implementation of ergonomics programs. Appendices. Index.

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