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Human factors for engineers [electronic resource] / edited by Carl Sandom and Roger S. Harvey.

Contributor(s): Sandom, Carl | Harvey, Roger S | Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Institution of Engineering and Technology, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 361 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849190800 (electronic bk.); 1849190801 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human engineering | Ergonomie | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Design -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Human factors for engineers.DDC classification: 620.82 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Human factors and cost benefits / Roger S. Harvey -- Human factors integration / Michael A. Tainsh -- Humans : skills, capabilities, and limitations / Jan Noyes, Kate Garland, and Daniel Bruneau -- The human factors toolkit / Jan Noyes -- Task analysis / Leslie K. Ainsworth -- Automation and human work / Erik Hollnagel -- To engineer is to err / Sidney Dekker -- Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of human error in risk assessment / David Embrey -- Control room design / John Wood -- Human-computer interfaces : a principled approach to design / Robert D. Macredie and Jane Coughlan -- Usability / Martin Maguire -- HF verification and validation (V & V) / Iain S. MacLeod -- The application of simulators in systems evaluation / Ed Marshall -- Safety assessment and human factors / Carl Sandom.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Human factors and cost benefits / Roger S. Harvey -- Human factors integration / Michael A. Tainsh -- Humans : skills, capabilities, and limitations / Jan Noyes, Kate Garland, and Daniel Bruneau -- The human factors toolkit / Jan Noyes -- Task analysis / Leslie K. Ainsworth -- Automation and human work / Erik Hollnagel -- To engineer is to err / Sidney Dekker -- Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of human error in risk assessment / David Embrey -- Control room design / John Wood -- Human-computer interfaces : a principled approach to design / Robert D. Macredie and Jane Coughlan -- Usability / Martin Maguire -- HF verification and validation (V & V) / Iain S. MacLeod -- The application of simulators in systems evaluation / Ed Marshall -- Safety assessment and human factors / Carl Sandom.

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