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  • Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, and Applications in Ground Vehicle Design

    By Peijun Xu, Xiaobo Yang

    Computer modeling and simulation allow engineers to predict and optimize the performance of components and the vehicle system at early design stage. Covering techniques on virtual and physical evaluation for vehicles and their components, this book introduces design evaluation methods and practical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press
    Ground Vehicle Engineering

  • Modeling and Simulation

    Challenges and Best Practices for Industry

    By Guillaume Dubois

    This book enables those working in modeling and simulation, to look at best practices from various disciplines, so that project leaders, managers, and engineers, can apply the non-technical and technical best practices to their work. A case example runs throughout the book, showing the modeling of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    CRC Press

  • Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology

    By Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner

    This book introduces Human-Centered Design (HCD) and outlines the benefits of the approach for mining equipment and new technology. It is a process that aims to make equipment and systems more usable and acceptable by focusing on the end user, their tasks, their work environment, or use context.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design

    Methods, Practical Guidance and Applications

    By Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton

    This book furthers the role of human factors methods in land use planning and urban design that was recognised by Stevens and Salmon in 2014. At a simplistic level the issues found in both discipline areas are one and the same: the design of the environment brings about emergent behaviours that in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Socio-technical Systems

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    CRC Press
    Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

  • Handbook of Human Factors in Air Transportation Systems

    Edited by Steven James Landry

    One of the primary applications of human factors engineering is in the aviation domain, and the importance of human factors has never been greater as U.S. and European authorities seek to modernize the air transportation system through the introduction of advanced automation. This handbook provides…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Green Engineering

    Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design

    By Riadh Habash

    This is a primary text project that combines sustainability development with engineering entrepreneurship and design to present a transdisciplinary approach to modern engineering education. The book is distinguished by extensive descriptions of concepts in sustainability, its principles, and its…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    CRC Press

  • Vehicle Simulation

    Perceptual Fidelity in the Design of Virtual Environments

    By Alfred T. Lee

    This book covers the problem of fidelity in the design of virtual environments with specific reference to the design of vehicle simulators. The default design goal has been on the physical replication of a given real-world environment and, in the case of vehicles, the specific appearance and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    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 – 2017-11-06
    CRC Press
    The Human Factors of Simulation and Assessment Series

  • Human Factors in Practice

    Concepts and Applications

    Edited by Haydee M. Cuevas, Jonathan Velázquez, Andrew R. Dattel

    Human Factors in Practice: Concepts and Applications is written for the practitioner who wishes to learn about human factors (HF) but is more interested in application (applied research) than theory (basic research). Each chapter discusses the application of important human factors theories,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    CRC Press

  • Accessible Public Transportation

    Designing Service for Riders with Disabilities

    Edited by Aaron Steinfeld, Jordana L. Maisel, Edward Steinfeld

    The United States is home to more than 54 million people with disabilities. This book looks at public transit and transportation systems with a focus on new and emerging needs for individuals with disabilities, including the elderly. The book covers the various technologies, policies, and programs…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

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