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  • Self-Assembly Lab

    Experiments in Programming Matter

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Design Error

    A Human Factors Approach

    By Ronald William Day

    This book shows how to identify potential design errors and modify procedures in the design process to mitigate design-induced error. Real life examples are used to demonstrate the points being made. Many of the concerns raised in the book have come from a worldwide study conducted with designers,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Transportation

    Social and Technological Evolution Across Maritime, Road, Rail, and Aviation Domains

    Edited by Giuseppe Di Bucchianico, Andrea Vallicelli, Neville A. Stanton, Steven J. Landry

    More and more the most traditional and typical applied ergonomics issues of the activities related to sea shipping, vehicle driving, and flying are required to deal with some emerging topics related to the growing automatism and manning reduction, the ICT’s advances and pervasiveness, and the new…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    CRC Press
    Industrial and Systems Engineering Series

  • Ergonomics in Design

    Methods and Techniques

    Edited by Marcelo M. Soares, Francisco Rebelo

    Currently people deal with various entities (such as hardware, software, buildings, spaces, communities and other people), to meet specific goals while going about their everyday activities in work and leisure environments. These entities have become more and more complex and incorporate functions…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Usability Testing of Medical Devices, Second Edition

    By Michael E. Wiklund, P.E., Jonathan Kendler, Allison Y. Strochlic

    Usability Testing of Medical Devices covers the nitty-gritty of usability test planning, conducting, and results reporting. The book also discusses the government regulations and industry standards that motivate many medical device manufacturers to conduct usability tests. Since publication of the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Medical Device Use Error

    Root Cause Analysis

    By Michael Wiklund, Andrea Dwyer, Erin Davis

    Medical Device Use Error: Root Cause Analysis offers practical guidance on how to methodically discover and explain the root cause of a use error—a mistake—that occurs when someone uses a medical device. Covering medical devices used in the home and those used in clinical environments, the book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

    The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

    By Robin Roy

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality, Second Edition

    Edited by Woodrow Barfield

    Data will not help you if you can’t see it where you need it. Or can’t collect it where you need it. Upon these principles, wearable technology was born. And although smart watches and fitness trackers have become almost ubiquitous, with in-body sensors on the horizon, the future applications of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Automotive Engineering and Technology

    By Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton

    Offering a unique perspective on vehicle design and on new developments in vehicle technology, this book seeks to bridge the gap between engineers, who design and build cars, and human factors, as a body of knowledge with considerable value in this domain. The work that forms the basis of the book…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

  • Light Sources, Second Edition

    Basics of Lighting Technologies and Applications

    By Spiros Kitsinelis, Spyridon Kitsinelis

    Decide Which Lighting Technology Is Best for Your Application Light Sources, Second Edition: Basics of Lighting Technologies and Applications presents an overview of the three main technologies that have produced the numerous families of lighting products on the market today: electrical…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    CRC Press

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