Contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008 (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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Engelska
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680
Utgivningsdatum
2009-04-21
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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1
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9780415804349
Contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008 (häftad)

Contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008

Selected papers and an overview of the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference

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To mark the 25th anniversary of Contemporary Ergonomics, the current and past editors have selected 4 papers from each of the years that they oversaw its publication. This collection is intended to showcase the breadth of research topics covered by the Contemporary Ergonomics series of books and to illustrate the change of focus in ergonomics research over the years. The book also contains background information relating to the Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society for each year, including dates, venues and personnel. The editors also give some insight into the way the format of the conference has had to change to enable the diversity of topics submitted by the ergonomists to be presented effectively.
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The Ergonomics Society is the professional body for ergonomists and human factor specialists based in the United Kingdom. It also attracts members throughtout the world and is affiliated to the International Ergonomics Association. It provides recognition of competence of its members through its Professional Register. Dr Philip D. Bust has a degree in civil engineering and twenty five years experience in construction as well as a Masters degree in human factors in manufacturing systems from Nottingham University. His experience in ergonomics includes his consultancy work, carrying out workplace assessments in manufacturing and heavy industries. Dr Bust currently works as a research associate investigating health and safety in the construction industry.

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Selected Papers and and Overview of the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference The Editors of contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008 1984 Application of Ergonomics Jingle bells M.A. Sinclair, P.G. Stroud, M.N. Thomas & P.A. Parsons Poster Papers "PADAS" - An ambulatory electronic system to monitor and evaluate factors relating to back pain at work E.O. Otun, I. Heinrich, J.A.D. Anderson & J. Crooks Human Variability Ergonomics is kid's stuff: The ability of primary school children to design their own furniture M.J. Callan & I.A.R. Galer Transport Control Ergonomics in the lighthouse J. Spencer 1985 Information Technology Touch screens: A summary report of an evaluation of improved screen layout designs W.I. Hamilton Cognitive Ergonomics How intelligible is English spoken by non-native English speakers? D. Irvine Accident Behaviour Slips and mistakes: Two distinct classes of human error? J. Reason Ergonomics and Police Detection Methods Ergonomics and police detection methods W.R. Harper 1986 Keynote Addresses Phenomena, function and design: Does information make a difference? P. Wright Keynote Addresses A model of mental health and work attitudes P. Warr Organisational Ergonomics Attitude surveys: An authoritarian technique masquerading as a participative process R. Sell Visual Processes The role of colour in object recognition, categorization and naming J.B. Davidoff 1987 Keynote Addresses The cognitive bases of predictable human error J. Reason Human Reliability SHERPA: A systematic human error reduction and prediction approach D.E. Embrey Human Performance Minor illnesses and performance efficiency A. Smith & K. Coyle Design, Simulation and Evaluation The use of people to simulate machines: An ergonomic approach M.A. Life & J. Long 1988 Structural Systems Development Soft systems approaches and their integration into the development process P.B. Checkland Display Design Eye movements and the conspicuity of routing information T. Boersema & H.J.G. Zwaga Impact of New Technology Introducing word processing to novice users: A study of 'procedural' and 'conceptual' approaches M.A. Sasse, G.I. Johnson & P. Briggs Vehicle Ergonomics Sorry, can't talk ... just overtaking a lorry: The defi nition and experimental investigation of the problem of driving and handsfree carphone use M. Boase, S. Hannigan & J.M. Porter 1989 Keynote Addresses Accident and intention: Attitudinal aspects of industrial safety D.V. Canter Process Control Flow displays of complex plant processes for fault diagnosis K.D. Duncan, N. Praetorius & A.B. Milne Process Control Reduction of action uncertainty in process control systems: The role of device knowledge S.C. Duff Information Presentation and Acquisition Closed circuit television and user needs A.J. Pethick & J. Wood 1990 Systems Integration Eye-pointing in the cockpit M.R. Hicks Seating Posture and the Spine Ergonomic evaluation of aircraft seating A.D.J. Pinder Alarms Altering the urgency of auditory warnings: An experimental study E. Hellier & J. Edworthy Introducing Ergonomics The ergonomics audit C.G. Drury 1991 Speech Input and Synthesis Voice versus manual techniques for airborne data entry correction P. Enterkin Noisy and Hot Environments Human thermal responses in crowds T.L. Braun & K.C. Parsons Job and Workplace Design Offi ce lighting for VDT work: Comparative surveys of reactions to parabolic and lensed-indirect systems A. Hedge Musculoskeletal Studies Use of wrist rests by data input VDU operators C.A. Parsons 1992 Keynote Address Causes of motion sickness M.J. Griffi n Drivers and Driving A survey of car driver discomfort J.M. Porter, C.S. Porter & V.J.A. Lee Selection and Workstress The occupational well-being of train drivers - An overview R.A. Haslam Ergonomics Applications The importance of ergono