Managing the Asian Century

Ergonomic Design of Products and Worksystems - 21st Century Perspectives of Asia

Editors: Ray, Pradip Kumar, Maiti, J (Eds.)

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  • Highlights cutting edge technology for ergonomic design and industrial safety
  • Elaborates on current applications of tools and techniques under different conditions, constraints, and special requirements
  • Deals with complex human systems, environment interface while implementing integrated design for ergonomic and safety principles in manufacturing and service organizations
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About this book

This edited volume focuses on research conducted in the area of ergonomic design. Chapters are extensions of works presented at the International Conference on Management of Ergonomic Design, Industrial Safety and Healthcare Systems. The book addresses the need to have the knowledge of ergonomics, human factors engineering and safety engineering in order to make worksystems ergonomically designed, operationally safe and productive. It is a useful resource for students, researchers, industrial professionals, and design engineers.



About the authors

Pradip Kumar Ray is presently a Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, has more than twenty eight years of teaching, research and consultancy experience as well as eight years of industrial experience. He has published one text book titled ‘Product and Process Design for Quality Economy and Reliability’, thirteen book chapters, six lecture packages, and around 167 papers in international and national journals of repute and conferences in the areas of healthcare management, productivity measurement and evaluation, quality design and control, TQM, process optimization, ergonomics/human factors engineering, safety engineering and management and other related topics. His areas of interest and research include productivity modeling, quality engineering, ergonomics, safety engineering, engineering asset management and JIT-based/lean engineering operations management.

Dr. J Maiti, PhD, Professor & Head, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India has more than seventeen years of teaching, research and consulting experience on data analytics, safety analytics, quality analytics, engineering ergonomics, and engineering systems safety design and management. He excels in teaching multivariate statistical modeling, engineering systems safety design and control, safety analytics, work system design, quality engineering and design of experiments. He has published more than 100 papers in international journals of repute and conferences. Presently, he is serving as the member of editorial board of Safety Science, International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, and Safety & Health at Work. His current research interests include Data Science, Safety & Health Analytics, Quality Analytics, Engineering Ergonomics, and Virtual Reality Applications.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Ergonomic Performance and Evaluation of Worksystem: A Few Applications

    Ray, P. K. (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Decision Tree for Manual Material Handling Tasks Using WEKA

    Rajesh, R. (et al.)

    Pages 13-24

  • Interventions for Combined Manual Material Handling Tasks Based on Biomechanical and Physiological Responses

    Rajesh, R. (et al.)

    Pages 25-36

  • Computer-Assisted Industrial Ergonomics: A Review

    Kumar Sharma, Harish (et al.)

    Pages 37-48

  • Ergonomic Analysis of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders for Radial Drilling Machine Operators

    Ashok, P. (et al.)

    Pages 49-56

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-5457-0
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Hardcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-5456-3
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Softcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-5402-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ergonomic Design of Products and Worksystems - 21st Century Perspectives of Asia
Editors
  • Pradip Kumar Ray
  • J Maiti
Series Title
Managing the Asian Century
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5457-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5457-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5456-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5402-1
Series ISSN
2364-5857
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 180
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 36 illustrations in colour
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