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  • 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 – 2015-11-09 
    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…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-09-20 
    CRC Press

  • Sport Material, Modeling and Simulation

    Proceedings of the 2015 3rd International Conference on Sport Material, Modeling and Simulation (ICSMMS 2015, Bangkok, Thailand, 5-6 September, 2015)

    Edited by David Chan

    Hardback – 2015-08-04 
    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 – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press

  • Light Sources, Second Edition

    Basics of Lighting Technologies and Applications

    By 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 – 2015-05-20
    CRC Press

  • Kansei Innovation

    Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

    By Mitsuo Nagamachi, Anitawati Mohd Lokman

    Developed in the early 70s in Japan, the Kansei Engineering (KE) method gives you the tools to develop profitable and well-received products and services. Written by the founder of KE, MitsuoNagamachi, and co-authored by one of his proteges, Anitawati Mohd Lokman, Kansei Innovation: Practical…

    Paperback – 2015-02-01
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Human Factors of a Global Society

    A System of Systems Perspective

    Edited by Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Marek Frankowicz, Jussi Kantola, Pavel Zgaga

    During the last 60 years the discipline of human factors (HF) has evolved alongside progress in engineering, technology, and business. Contemporary HF is clearly shifting towards addressing the human-centered design paradigm for much larger and complex societal systems, the effectiveness of which…

    Hardback – 2014-06-01
    CRC Press
    Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

  • Cultural Ergonomics

    Theory, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Tonya L. Smith-Jackson, Marc L. Resnick, Kayenda T. Johnson

    Even when products and systems are highly localized, rarely is there one design suitable for a single, mono-cultural population of users. The products and systems created and used are cultural artifacts representing shared cognitions that characterize mental models that result from interactions…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Software Designers in Action

    A Human-Centric Look at Design Work

    Edited by Marian Petre, Andre Van Der Hoek

    Software Designers in Action: A Human-Centric Look at Design Work examines how developers actually perform software design in their day-to-day work. The book offers a comprehensive look at early software design, exploring the work of professional designers from a range of different viewpoints.…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Innovations in Software Engineering and Software Development Series

  • Managing Emotion in Design Innovation

    By Amitoj Singh

    This book presents an emotion centered research framework titled "emoha" for design innovation. It defines emoha and underlines the importance of the developed framework in culturalization of technology and thereby design innovation. The book explains the detailed research on product styling which…

    Hardback – 2013-08-27
    CRC Press

  • Usability Evaluation for In-Vehicle Systems

    By Catherine Harvey, Neville A. Stanton

    Ergonomics often seems to be involved too late in commercial project development processes to have substantive impact on design and usability. However, in the automotive industry, and specifically in relation to In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS), a lack of attention to usability can not only…

    Hardback – 2013-04-22
    CRC Press

  • Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the…

    Hardback – 2013-03-20
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

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