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Handbook of human factors and ergonomics

Author: Gavriel Salvendy
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
In orchestrating this book, Dr. Salvendy invited contributions from more than 100 of the foremost authorities around the world. Each of its 60 chapters was reviewed by an international advisory panel comprised of some of today's leading figures in human factors and ergonomics. While each chapter establishes the theoretical and empirical foundations of the subject under discussion, the book's approach is primarily

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Handbook of human factors and ergonomics.
New York : Wiley, ©1997
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gavriel Salvendy
ISBN: 0471116904 9780471116905
OCLC Number: 35986430
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description: xxii, 2137 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Human factors function / Martin Helander --
Systems design and evaluation / Sara J. Czaja --
Sensation and perception / Robert W. Proctor and Janet D. Proctor --
Information processing / Christipher D. Wickens and C. Melody Carswell --
Learning / Richard J. Koubek, Susan A.H. Benysh, and Eric Tang --
Human Error / Kyung S. Park --
Perceptual motor skills and human motion analysis / David Regan --
Engineering anthropometry / Karl H.E. Kroemer --
Biomechanics of the human body / William S. Marras --
Work physiology--fatigue and recovery / Suzanne H. Rodgers --
Allocation of functions / Joseph Sharit --
Task analysis / Holger Luczak --
Mental workload / Pamela S. Tsang and Glenn F. Wilson --
Job and team design / Gina J. Medsker and Michael A. Campion --
Participatory ergonomics / John R. Wilson and Helen M. Haines. Models in training and instruction / Robert W. Swezey and Robert E. Llaneras --
Computer-based instruction / John F. Brock --
Organizational design and macroergonomics / Hal Hendrick --
Socially centered design / Kay M. Stanney, Jeffrey L. Maxey, and Gavriel Salvendy --
Visual displays / Kevin B. Bennett, Allen L. Nagy, and John M. Flach --
Controls / Hans-Jorg Bullinger, Peter Kern, and Martin Braun --
Nonconventional controls / Grant R. McMillan, Robert G. Eggleston, and Timothy R. Anderson --
Biomechanical aspects of workplace design / Don B. Chaffin --
Noise / Malcolm J. Crocker --
Vibration and motion / Michael J. Griffin --
Illumination / Peter R. Boyce --
Toxicology and termal comfort / Stephan A. Konz --
Climate and clothing / Carolyn K. Bensel and William R. Santee --
Design for macrogravity and microgravity environments / William B. Albery and Barbara Woolford. Architecture and interior design / John E. Harrigan --
Occupational risk management / Bernhard Zimolong --
Work schedules and sustained performance / Donald I. Tepas, Michael J. Paley, and Stephen M. Popkin --
Psychosocial approach in occupational health / Raija Kalimo, Keri Lindstrom, and Michael J. Smith --
Manual materials handling / M.M. Ayoub, Patrick Dempsey, and Waldemar Karwowski --
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremities / Waldemar Karwowski and William S. Marras --
Warnings and risk perception / Kenneth R. Laughery, Sr. and Michael S. Wogalter --
Decision making / Mark R. Lehto --
Feedback control models--manual control and tracking / Ronald Hess --
Supervisory control / Thomas B. Sheridan --
Cognitive modeling / Ray Eberts. Computer modeling and simulation / K. Ronald Laughery, Jr. and Kevin Corker --
Decision support systems / Andrew P. Sage --
Data collection and evaluation of outcome measures / Gavriel Salvendy and Pascale Carayon --
Exploratory sequential data analysis: qualitative and quantitative handling of continuous observational data / Penelope M. Sanderson and Carolanne Fisher --
Effectiveness testing of complex systems / Annelise Mark Pejtersen and Jens Rasmussen --
Usability testing / Jakob Nielsen --
Maintainability / Anthony E. Majoros and Edward Boyle --
Human factors audits / Colin G. Drury --
Assessing cost/benefits of human factors / William B. Rouse and Kenneth R. Boff --
Design of computer terminal workstations / Michael J. Smith and William J. Cohen --
Software--user interface design / Yili Liu --
Virtual environments / Hand-Jorg Bullinger, Wilhelm Bauer, and Martin Braun --
Social computing: computer supported cooperative work and groupware / Anita Barua, Ramnath Chellappa, and Andrew B. Whinston --
Human factors in information access of distributed systems / Ray Reaux and John M. Carroll --
Multimedia / Mark H. Chignell and John A. Waterworth --
Human factors in manufacturing / Waldemar Karwowski, Hans-Jurgen Warnecke, Manfred Hueser, and Gavriel Salvendy --
Automation surprises / David D. Woods, Nadine Sarter, and Charlie Billings --
Human factors in process control / Neville Moray --
Human factors in transportation / Patricia F. Waller and Paul A. Green --
Design for people with functional limitations resulting from disability, aging, or circumstance / Gregg C. Vanderheiden.
Responsibility: edited by Gavriel Salvendy.
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by garyperlman (WorldCat user on 2006-01-12)

1. THE HUMAN FACTORS FUNCTION 1. The Human Factors Profession + Helander, Martin 2. Systems Design and Evaluation + Czaja, Sara J. 2. THE HUMAN FACTORS FUNDAMENTALS 3. Sensation and Perception + Proctor, Robert W. + Proctor, Janet D. 4. Information Processing + Wickens, Christopher D. + Carswell, C. Melody 5. Learning + Koubek, Richard J. + Benysh, Susan A. H. + Tang, Eric 6. Human Error + Park, Kyung S. 7. Perceptual Motor Skills and Human Motion Analysis + Regan, David 8. Engineering Anthropometry + Kroemer, Karl H. E. 9. Biomechanics of the Human Body + Marras, William S. 10. Work Physiology -- Fatigue and Recovery + Rodgers, Suzanne H. 3. JOB DESIGN 11. Allocation of Functions + Sharit, Joseph 12. Task Analysis + Luczak, Holger 13. Mental Workload + Tsang, Pamela S. + Wilson, Glenn F. 14. Job and Team Design + Medsker, Gina J. + Campion, Michael A. 15. Participatory Ergonomics + Wilson, John R. + Haines, Helen M. 16. Models in Training and Instruction + Swezey, Robert W. + Llaneras, Robert E. 17. Computer-Based Instruction + Brock, John F. 18. Organizational Design and Macroergonomics + Hendrick, Hal 19. Socially Centered Design + Stanney, Kay M. + Maxey, Jeffrey L. + Salvendy, Gavriel 4. EQUIPMENT, WORKPLACE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 20. Visual Displays + Bennett, Kevin B. + Nagy, Allen L. + Flach, John M. 21. Controls + Bullinger, Hans-Jorg + Kern, Peter + Braun, Martin 22. Nonconventional Controls + McMillan, Grant R. + Eggleston, Robert G. + Anderson, Timothy R. 23. Biomechanical Aspects of Workplace Design + Chaffin, Don B. 24. Noise + Crocker, Malcolm J. 25. Vibration and Motion + Griffin, Michael J. 26. Illumination + Boyce, Peter R. 27. Toxicology and Thermal Comfort + Konz, Stephan A. 28. Climate and Clothing + Bensel, Carolyn K. + Santee, William R. 29. Design for Macrogravity and Microgravity Environments + Albery, William B. + Woolford, Barbara 30. Architecture and Interior Design + Harrigan, John E. 5. DESIGN FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY 31. Occupation Risk Management + Zimolong, Bernhard 32. Work Schedules and Sustained Performance + Tepas, Donald I. + Paley, Michael J. + Popkin, Stephen M. 33. Psychosocial Approach in Occupational Health + Kalimo, Raija + Lindstrom, Keri + Smith, Michael J. 34. Manual Materials Handling + Ayoub, M. M. + Dempsey, Patrick + Karwowski, Waldemar 35. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities + Karwowski, Waldemar + Marras, William S. 36. Warnings and Risk Perception + Laughery, Kenneth R., Sr. + Wogalter, Michael S. 6. PERFORMANCE MODELING 37. Decision Making + Lehto, Mark R. 38. Feedback Control Models -- Manual Control and Tracking + Hess, Ronald 39. Supervisory Control + Sheridan, Thomas B. 40. Cognitive Modeling + Eberts, Ray 41. Computer Modeling and Simulation + Laughery, K. Ronald, Jr. + Corker, Kevin 42. Decision Support Systems + Sage, Andrew P. 7. EVALUATION 43. Data Collection and Evaluation of Outcome Measures + Salvendy, Gavriel + Carayon, Pascale 44. Exploratory Sequential Data Analysis: Qualitative and Quantitative Handling of Continuous Observational Data + Sanderson, Penelope M. + Fisher, Carolanne 45. Effectiveness Testing of Complex Systems + Pejtersen, Annelise Mark + Rasmussen, Jens 46. Usability Testing + Nielsen, Jakob 47. Maintainability + Majoros, Anthony E. + Boyle, Edward 48. Human Factors Audits + Drury, Colin G. 49. Assessing Cost/Benefits of Human Factors + Rouse, William B. + Boff, Kenneth R. 8. HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION 50. Design of Computer Terminal Workstations + Smith, Michael J. + Cohen, William J. 51. Software-User Interface Design + Liu, Yili 52. Virtual Environments + Bullinger, Hans-Jorg + Bauer, Wilhelm + Braun, Martin 53. Social Computing: Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Groupware + Barua, Anita + Chellappa, Ramnath + Whinston, Andrew B. 54. Human Factors in Information Access of Distributed Systems + Reaux, Ray + Carroll, John M. 55. Multimedia + Chignell, Mark H. + Waterworth, John A. 9. SELECTED APPLICATIONS OF HUMAN FACTORS 56. Human Factors in Manufacturing + Karwowski, Waldemar + Warnecke, Hans-Jurgen + Hueser, Manfred 57. Automation Surprises + Woods, David D. + Sarter, Nadine + Billings, Charlie 58. Human Factors in Process Control + Moray, Neville 59. Human Factors in Transportation + Waller, Patricia F. + Green, Paul A. 60. Design for People with Functional Limitations Resulting from Disability, Aging, or Circumstance + Vanderheiden, Gregg C.


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