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Universal and Accessible Design for Products, Services, and Processes

1st Edition

By Robert F. Erlandson

CRC Press

288 pages

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pub: 2007-08-03
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New laws, global competition, technological advances, and evolving societal values toward disability all demand the integration of universal and accessible design principles into the general practice of the design community. This growing international movement forces competitors to expand their traditional concepts of design and adopt these princip

Table of Contents

Introduction and Definitions, The Time Has Come, Design: Universal Design/Accessible, Design/Adaptable Design, Disability, Laws, and Accessible Design, Disability and Design, Accessible Design, Universal Design Principles, Strategies, and Examples, Hierarchical Structure of Universal Design, Principles and Implications for the Design Process, Ergonomically Sound, Perceptible, Cognitively Sound, Flexible, Error-Managed (Proofed), Efficient (Muda Elimination), Equitable: Transcending, Integrating, Universal and Accessible Design in the Workplace, The World Wide Web: Accessibility and Universal Design,� Ethical Considerations and Conclusions, Ethics and Universal Design, Universal and Accessible Design from a Social and Political Perspective, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety