|About the Book|
Featuring practical examples based on real world experience, How Ergonomics Works: From Research through Design to Evaluation covers the full spectrum of ergonomic theory, examining physical factors, environmental factors, cognitive factors, and psychosocial factors as well as system integration. This book addresses the broad context of ergonomics activities and provides applications from such diverse areas as consumer product design, manufacturing, and human space flight. Each chapter describes possible scenarios and analyzes current research and industry trends. This comprehensive text also presents a discussion of professional certification and the future of the profession.