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  • Safe Design and Construction of Machinery

    Regulation, Practice and Performance

    By Elizabeth Bluff

    The origin of this book is the compelling evidence that a high proportion of machinery-related deaths and injuries are attributable to genuine and serious risks originating within machine design and construction. This trend continues despite significant legal obligations, notably the European…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity

    Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety

    By Lars Rößger, Michael G. Lenné

    It’s a widely recognised trend that powered-two-wheelers' (PTWs) use has been steadily increasing and is projected to increase further. While providing benefits to the community in the form of reduced traffic congestion and environmental benefits, the risks to PTW riders remain and visibility will…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press
    The Human Factors of Simulation and Assessment Series

  • Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel

    Edited by Steven George Hayes, Praburaj Venkatraman

    Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel takes a close look at the design and development of functional apparel designed for high-performance sportswear. Implementing materials, performance, technology, and design and marketing, the book examines this rapidly emerging textile…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

    Edited by Vincent Duffy

    This volume is concerned with digital human modeling. The utility of this area of research is to aid the design of systems that are benefitted from reducing the need for physical prototyping and incorporating ergonomics and human factors earlier in design processes. Digital human models are…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

  • Introduction to Design Engineering

    Systematic Creativity and Management

    By W. Ernst Eder, Stanislav Hosnedl

    Designing engineering products – technical systems and/or transformation processes – requires a range of information, know-how, experience, and engineering analysis, to find an optimal solution. Creativity and open-mindedness can be greatly assisted by systematic design engineering, which will…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Universal Access Handbook

    Edited by Constantine Stephanidis

    In recent years, the field of Universal Access has made significant progress in consolidating theoretical approaches, scientific methods and technologies, as well as in exploring new application domains. Increasingly, professionals in this rapidly maturing area require a comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Innovative Solutions

    What Designers Need to Know for Today's Emerging Markets

    Edited by Apala Lahiri Chavan, Girish V. Prabhu

    Expanding into emerging markets brings with it a specific set of challenges for designing products and services. Not only do cultural differences play a role in what, how, and why customers behave the way they do, but existing technologies, distribution channels, and the wants and needs of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Mental Models

    Design of User Interaction and Interfaces for Domestic Energy Systems

    By Kirsten M. A. Revell, Neville A. Stanton

    There is a resurgence of interest in mental models due to advances in our understanding of how they can be used to help design and due to the development of practical methods to elicit them. This book brings both areas together with a focus on reducing domestic energy consumption. The book focuses…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21
    CRC Press

  • Evaluation of Rail Technology

    A Practical Human Factors Guide

    By Anjum Naweed, Jillian Dorrian, Janette Rose

    Edited by Chris Bearman

    Rapid advancements in train control and in-cab technologies provide significant opportunities for rail operators to improve efficiency and enhance their operations. New technologies often provide elegant solutions to existing problems or new capabilities for the operator. However, new technologies…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

  • Design for Life

    Creating Meaning in a Distracted World

    By Stuart Walker

    Stuart Walker’s design work has been described as life-changing, inspiring, disturbing and ferocious. Drawing on an extraordinarily diverse range of sources and informed by creative practice, Design for Life penetrates to the heart of modern culture and the malaise that underlies today’s moral…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04

  • Designing Safe Road Systems

    A Human Factors Perspective

    By Jan Theeuwes, Richard van der Horst

    Many books focus on individual differences and how those relate to traffic safety such as accident proneness, gender differences, age, alcohol, and the effects of drugs. Others focus on the safety effects regarding the vehicle such as airbags, anti-lock brakes, navigation systems, intelligent…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

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