Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors

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This book reports on the state of the art in physical ergonomics and is concerned with the design of products, process, services, and work systems to assure their productive, safe, and satisfying use by people. With focus on the human body's responses to physical and physiological work demands, repetitive strain injuries from repetition, vibration, force, and posture are the most common types of issues examined, along with their design implications. The book explores a wide range of topics in physical ergonomics, which includes the consequences of repetitive motion, materials handling, workplace safety, and usability in the use of portable devices, design, working postures, and the work environment. Mastering physical ergonomics and safety engineering concepts is fundamental to the creation of products and systems that people are able to use, as well as the avoidance of stresses and minimization of the risk of accidents. Based on the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Physical Ergonomics a Human Factors, held on July 27-31, 2016 in Walt Disney WorldAr, Florida, USA, the book provides readers with a comprehensive view of the current challenges in Physical Ergonomics, which are a critical aspect in the design of any human-centered technological system, and factors influencing human performance.... pair of spectacles and was paired with an Alcatel android phone to display the message alerts sent to the cell phone by the experimenter. ... The head-tilt gesture used to a€œunlocka€ the device was set to a threshold of 30Ad. ... The ASL ( Applied Science Laboratory) Mobile Eye XG was used to record driversa#39; eye movement.

Title:Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors
Author: Ravindra Goonetilleke, Waldemar Karwowski
Publisher:Springer - 2016-07-26

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