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Advances in Ergonomics in Manufacturing

1st Edition

Edited by Stefan Trzcielinski, Waldemar Karwowski

CRC Press

532 pages | 273 B/W Illus.

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Meeting the needs of the manufacturing and service sectors of contemporary industry, this volume is concerned with the human factors, ergonomics, and safety issues related to the design of products, processes, and systems, as well as the operation and management of business enterprises. This book will be of special value to researchers and practitioners involved in the design of products, processes, systems, and services, which are marketed and utilized by a variety of organizations around the world.

Table of Contents

Human Oriented Organization

Organizational Innovations and Knowledge Based Enterprises. Theoretical Postulates and Empirical Issues, E. Pawlowski, Poland

Chosen Methods Supporting Management of Enterprise's Agility, S. Trzcielinski, Poland

Workforce Diversity and Ergonomic Challenges for Sustainable Manufacturing Organizations, A. Hussain, R. Marshall, S. Summerskill and K. Case, UK

Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries - Resolving the Polylemma of Production, C. Brecher, W. Karmann, S. Kozielski and C. Wesch-Potente, Germany

Management Audit as Part of an Ergonomics Management in Production Systems, M. Bierwirth and R. Bruder, Germany

Ergonomic Intervention Plan for Machinery Operators, M. Drzewiecka, B. Mrugalska and L. Pacholski, Poland

Human-Machine-Systems for Future Smart Factories, D. Zuehlke, Germany

The Role of Ergonomic Factors in the Modeling of Project Management Organization, P. Pietras, Poland

User-Centered Design of a Game-Based, Virtual Training System, D. Goreky, Germany, G. Lawson, UK, K. Mura, Germany, S. Hermawati, UK, and M. Overby, Denmark

Age-Appropriate Workplace Engineering with the Aid of Cardboard Engineering, G. Meyer and P. Nyhuis, Germany

A Flexible Intelligent Algorithm for Identification of Optimum Mix of Demographic Variables for Integrated HSEE-ISO Systems: The Case of a Gas Transmission Refinery, M. Azadeh, Z. Jiryaei and B. Ashjari, Iran, and M. Saberi, Australia

Hybrid Meta-Heuristic Based Occupational Health Management System for Indian Workers Exposed to Risk of Heat Stress, Y. Anand, S. Srivastava and K. Srivastava, India

Adaptive Assembly Planning for a Nondeterministic Domain, D. Ewert, M. Mayer, D. Schilberg and S. Jeschke, Germany

Planning-Modules for the Manual Assembly Using Virtual Reality Technics, L. Goldhahn and K. Mueller-Eppendorfer, Germany

Learning and Forgetting in Production-Inventory Systems with Perishable Seasonal Items, I. Abdul, Nigeria, and A. Murata, Japan

Work Study - Improving the Skills, Quality and Effectiveness

Influence at Years of Experience on Operation Concerning Kyoto Style Earthen Wall, A. Goto, H. Sato, A. Endo, C. Narita, Y. Takai and H. Hamada, Japan

Comparison of Painting Technique of Urushi Products between Expert and Non-Expert, A. Goto, A. Endo, C. Narita, Y. Takai, Y. Shimode and H. Hamada, Japan

Subjective Evaluation of Kyo-Yuzen-Dyed Fabrics with Different Material in Putting-Past (Nori-oki) Process, T. Furukawa, A. Endo, C. Narita, T. Sasaki, Y. Takai, A. Goto and H. Hamada, Japan

Human Motion of Weaving "Kana-ami" Technique by Biomechanical Analysis, K. Tsuji, Y. Takai, A. Goto, T. Ota and H. Hamada, Japan

Subjective Evaluation for Beauty of Texture on Metal Surface with Chasing Operation, M. Nishina, G. Sasaki, Y. Takai, A. Goto and H. Hamada, Japan

Biomechanical Analysis of "Kyo-Gashi" Techniques and Skills for Japanese Sweets Experts, A. Goto, Y. Takai and H. Hamada, Japan

Analysis of Operation and Eye Movement Concerning Master of Wire Net, A. Goto, Y. Takai, T. Ota, H. Hamada and K.-I. Tsuji, Japan

Highly Cultured Brush Manufactured by Traditional Brush Mixing Technique "KEMOMI", S. Kawabata, T. Kamada, M. Nasu, K. Nakahara, H. Tsukuda, A. Goto and H. Hamada, Japan

Virtual Agent Assistance for Maintenance Tasks in IPS² - First Results of a Study, U. Schmuntzsch, C. Sturm, R. Reichmuth and M. Roetting, Germany

Involving Users in the Design of Augmented Reality-Based Assistance in Industrial Assembly Tasks, K. Mura, D. Gorecky and G. Meixner, Germany

A New Method for Forecasting the Learning Time of Sensorimotor Tasks, T. Jeske and C. Schlick, Germany

Human Factors in Work Systems

Industrial Robots – The New Friends of an Aging Workforce? D. Bortot, B. Hawe, S. Schmidt and K. Bengler, Germany

The Effect of Anthropomorphic Movements of Assembly Robots on Human Prediction, S. Kuz, A. Heinicke, D. Schwichtenhoevel, M. Mayer and C. Schlick, Germany

Design and Implementation of a Comprehensible Cognitive Assembly System, C. Brecher, S. Müller, M. Faber and W. Herfs, Germany

Navigation as a Key for Self-Optimizing Assembly Processes, R. Schmitt, P. Jatzkowski and A. Schönberg, Germany

Assembly Motion Planning Using Controlled Collisions, C. Brecher, D. Behnen, T. Breitbach and W. Herfs, Germany

Improving Operator’s Conformity with Expectations in a Cognitively Automated Assembly Cell Using Human Heuristics, M. Mayer and C. Schlick, Germany

Cooperative Disassembly of Human and Robot Using an Augmented Vision System, B. Odenthal, M. Mayer, W. Kabuß and C. Schlick, Germany

Artificial Intelligence in Optimizing Environmental Factors Towards Human Performance, A. Ismail, B. Deros and Y. Yusoff, Malaysia

Perceptions of Traffic Enforcers on Road Traffic Noise and Its Potential Non-Auditory Effects, A. Matias, K. Baraquel, M. Barrios, L. Millare and C. Ocampo, Philippines

Temporal Strategy and Performance during a Short-Cycle Fatiguing Repetitive Task, T. Bosch, S. Mathiassen, D. Hallman, M. de Looze, E. Lyskov, B. Visser and J. van Dieёn, The Netherlands

Kitting as an Information Source in Manual Assembly, A. Brolin, Sweden/UK, G. Bäckstrand, P. Thorvald and D. Högberg, Sweden, and K. Case, Sweden/UK

A Biomechanical Evaluation of Dynamic and Asymmetric Lifting Using the AnyBody™ Commercial Software: A Pilot Study, X. Jiang and A. Sengupta, USA

Real-Time Measuring System of Eye-Gaze Location and Writing Pressure in Calligraphy, A. Murata, K. Inoue, T. Hayami and M. Moriwaka, Japan

Use of a Monocular See-Through Head-Mounted Display While Walking: A Comparison of Different User Interfaces, K. Tanuma, K. Kurimoto, M. Nomura and M. Nakanishi, Japan

A Game System for Visually Impaired Utilizing Kinect, N. Takahashi, T. Shogen, Y. Ikegami and M. Ohkura, Japan

A Case Study of Participatory Ergonomics in the Quality Assessment of a Drilling "Dog House", M. Camilli, G. Forte, G. Massara, L. Spirito, C. Strinati and S. Mastrangelo, Italy

Toward an Ergonomic Product

A Calculation Model for Ergonomics Cost-Benefit Analyses in Early Product Development Stages, A.-C. Falck and M. Rosenqvist, Sweden

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Haptic Feedback on a Steering Wheel for BSW, J. Chun, G. Park, S. Oh, J. Seo, I. Lee, S. Choi and S. Han, South Korea

Identifying Affective Satisfaction Elements of a Smartphone Application, J. Park, S. Han, J. Park and H. Kim, South Korea

Identifying Elements of User Value for Smartphones Through a Longitudinal Observation, J. Park and S. Han, South Korea

Development of an Affective Satisfaction Model for Smartphones, H. Kim, S. Han, J. Park and J. Park, South Korea

Determination of Ringtone Volumes of Mobile Phones: Applying Signal Detection Theory, H. Moon and S. Han, South Korea

Design and Evaluation of Methods to Aid One-Handed Input in Mobile Touch Screen Devices, S. Oh, S. Han, J. Seo and D. Park, South Korea

Evaluation Method for Product End-Of-Life Selection Strategy, Z. Ghazalli, Malaysia, and A. Murata, Japan

Studying Customer Experience for Chinese Fast-Food Service, N. Chen, P.-L. Rau and M.-Q. Wang, China

Effects of Preference on Crape Structure of Saijo Japanese Paper, H. Hu, Y. Takai, N. Saiki, T. Tsujinaka, M. Ochi, A. Goto and H. Hamada, Japan

One New Anthropometrical Method for Body Measurement in Motion, Y. Wang, China

Experimental Measurement of Body Size and Practice of Teaching and Research, X. Zhou and S.-Z. Hu, China

A study on Shoe Sizing Systems: Foot Anthropometry of Filipino Children Aged 7-12, A. Matias, R. Macaranday, J. Mangubat, R. Reyes and J. Tan, Philippines

The Customer Requirements for Sandals-Inspirations for Design, S. Tsang, J. Ho and A. Chan, Hong Kong

Index of Authors

About the Editors

Trzcielinski\, Stefan; Karwowski\, Waldemar

About the Series

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety