A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Second Edition

A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Second Edition

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This book focuses on the role of ergonomics in the manufacturing context, and looks at a number of design issues: anthropometry, posture, manual materials handling, lighting, noise, warnings, signals, controls, information processing, workstation layout, process layout, shift-work, job satisfaction, task analysis, ergonomic assessment and enhancing manufacturability and maintainability. Intended for engineers and students of engineering who design manufacturing systems and workstations, this text is also invaluable to human factors/ergonomics professionals who want to understand the manufacturing applications of ergonomics.The design of the printer presents an interesting case study of design for automation (DFA) concepts (Boothroyd and ... so that workstations could be switched between manual or automatic. ln this assembly there was no materials handling such as ... Most of the engineers at this location were familiar with ergonomics design principles and had participated in ergonomics training offered by the company.

Title:A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Second Edition
Author:Martin Helander
Publisher:CRC Press - 1997-11-30


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