Human Performance Modeling Products

  • Textiles and Human Thermophysiological Comfort in the Indoor Environment

    By Radostina A. Angelova

    Textiles and Human Thermophysiological Comfort in the Indoor Environment delivers a methodical assessment of textile structures for various applications in the indoor environment with respect to the thermophysiological comfort of the inhabitants. The book begins by offering an overview of the role…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    CRC Press

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Foundations and Analysis

    By Michael Humphreys, Fergus Nicol, Susan Roaf

    There has been widespread dissatisfaction with accepted models for predicting the conditions that people will find thermally comfortable in buildings. These models require knowledge about clothing and activity, but can give little guidance on how to quantify them in any future situation. This has…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Systems Engineering

    Design Principles and Models

    By Dahai Liu

    For the past several decades, systems engineering has grown rapidly in its scope and application and shown significant benefits for the design of large, complex systems. However, current systems engineering textbooks are either too technical or at a high conceptual level. Written by an expert with…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Enhancing Surgical Performance

    A Primer in Non-technical Skills

    Edited by Rhona Flin, George G. Youngson, Steven Yule

    Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-Technical Skills explains why non-technical skills are vital for safe and effective performance in the operating theatre. The book provides a full account, with supporting empirical evidence, of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) system and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press

  • Sports Technology and Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014), December 8-9, 2014, Singapore

    Edited by Qi Luo

    The 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014) was held in Singapore, December 8-9, 2014. STE2014 was a comprehensive conference focused on various aspects of advances in Sports Technology and Engineering. Topics covered by the contributions to this proceedings…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    CRC Press
    Advances in Sports Engineering and Technology

  • Evaluation of Human Work, Fourth Edition

    Edited by John R. Wilson, Sarah Sharples

    Written by experts with real-world experience in applying ergonomics methodology in a range of contexts, Evaluation of Human Work, Fourth Edition explores ergonomics and human factors from a "doing it" perspective. More than a cookbook of ergonomics methods, the book encourages students to think…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Human–Computer Interaction

    Fundamentals and Practice

    By Gerard Jounghyun Kim

    Although life continues to become increasingly embedded with interactive computing services that make our lives easier, human-computer interaction (HCI) has not been given the attention it deserves in the education of software developers at the undergraduate level. Most entry-level HCI textbooks…

    Hardback – 2015-03-20
    Auerbach Publications

  • Biomechanics

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Donald R. Peterson, Joseph D. Bronzino

    Presents Current Principles and Applications Biomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine.…

    Hardback – 2014-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Intelligent Adaptive Systems

    An Interaction-Centered Design Perspective

    By Ming Hou, Simon Banbury, Catherine Burns

    As ubiquitous as the atmosphere, intelligent adaptive systems (IASs) surround us in our daily lives. When designed well, these systems sense users and their environments so that they can provide support in a manner that is not only responsive to the evolving situation, but unnoticed by the user. A…

    Hardback – 2014-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Bridging Research and Good Practices towards Patients Welfare

    Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety (HEPS), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-26 June 2014

    Edited by Yuh-Chuan Shih, Sheau-Farn Max Liang

    Ergonomics is a human-centered discipline. This is particularly true for healthcare systems and patient safety where the human’s well-being will undergo critical impacts if solutions are not properly designed and practiced. Effective handling of these concerns involves knowledge from healthcare…

    Hardback – 2014-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems

    Work and Everyday Life

    By Chris Forsythe, Huafei Liao, Michael Christopher Stefan Trumbo, Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

    While there have been tremendous advances in our scientific understanding of the brain, this work has been largely academic, and often oriented toward clinical publication. Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Systems: Work and Everyday Life addresses the relationship between neurophysiological…

    Hardback – 2014-09-26
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Handbook of Virtual Environments

    Design, Implementation, and Applications, Second Edition

    Edited by Kelly S. Hale, Kay M. Stanney

    A Complete Toolbox of Theories and Techniques The second edition of a bestseller, Handbook of Virtual Environments: Design, Implementation, and Applications presents systematic and extensive coverage of the primary areas of research and development within VE technology. It brings together a…

    Hardback – 2014-09-10
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

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