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Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Advances in Human Factors, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure

Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure, July 17−21, 2017, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA

Editors: Charytonowicz, Jerzy (Ed.)

  • Reports on advanced methods for sustainable design in the built environment
  • Describes a wealth of different examples of sustainable infrastructure projects
  • Discusses the environmental, social, and economic impact of sustainable infrastructure
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This book deals with human factors research directed towards realizing and assessing sustainability in the built environment. It reports on advanced engineering methods for sustainable infrastructure design, as well as on assessments of the efficient methods and the social, environmental, and economic impact of various designs and projects. The book covers a range of topics, including the use of recycled materials in architecture, ergonomics in buildings and public design, sustainable design for smart cities, design for the aging population, industrial design, human scale in architecture, and many more. Based on the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors,  Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure, held on July 17–21, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, USA, this book, by showing different perspectives on sustainability and ergonomics, represents a useful source of information for designers in general, urban engineers, architects, infrastructure professionals, practitioners, public infrastructure owners, policy makers, government engineers and planners, as well as operations managers, and academics active in applied research.

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • Parasitic Architecture: Theory and Practice of the Postmodern Era

    Bardzinska-Bonenberg, Teresa

    Pages 3-12

  • Guidelines for Managing Complex Scenarios for Optimization of Infrastructure Transformations

    Schwank, Johannes (et al.)

    Pages 13-21

  • Beauty – Aesthetics – Senses Research of Attractiveness and Magic of the Built Environment

    Ujma-Wasowicz, Katarzyna (et al.)

    Pages 22-32

  • Accessibility, Easy and Comfort of Using Sanitary Devices by Preschool Children: Pre-design Studies

    Jaglarz, Anna

    Pages 33-42

  • Kitchen Chores Ergonomics: Research and Its Application

    Nowakowski, Przemyslaw

    Pages 43-52

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-60450-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $249.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-60449-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Human Factors, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure, July 17−21, 2017, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA
Editors
  • Jerzy Charytonowicz
Series Title
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Series Volume
600
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-60450-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-60450-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-60449-7
Series ISSN
2194-5357
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 328
Number of Illustrations
127 b/w illustrations
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