Human factors design handbook

Human factors design handbook

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Practical guidelines for the Ergonomic Design of Products and Facilities You'll find: Key Descisions to make at the conceptual design stage; Diagrams, charts and checklists; Data on cognitive skills, sensory capacities, mobility, strength, and dexterity; Tables of Engineering unit conversions and scientific constants; Designs that qfit the userq; Human Body size, reach, strength, reaction time, environmental stress resistance. Now revised and updated, this definitive guide--recognized worldwide as the leading source of ergonomics data and guidelines--is even more useful for integrating the human factor in the design of facilities, systems, products, and equipment. To help you ensure safe and efficient use, and prevent user error, injury, inconvenience, or dissatisfaction, the second edition of Human Factors Design Handbook includes step-by-step guidelines and valuable human factor data for identifying and accommodating the needs of people in architecture and the design of furnishings, equipment, consumer products, vehicles, machinery, highways and transportation.information and guidelines for the design of systems, facilities, equipment, and products for human use Wesley E. Woodson, Barry Tillman, Peggy Tillman. meters feet ... Large groups of people congregated together in public areas create severe crowd control and evacuation problems. 4. It is difficult to devise a single disaster plan for mixtures of adults, children, the disabled, and the aged. 5. The fire ... Appropriate handrails, balcony and staircase guards, and pool guards 3. Electricalanbsp;...

Title:Human factors design handbook
Author:Wesley E. Woodson, Barry Tillman, Peggy Tillman
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional - 1992-01-01


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