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Books:


Human Factors in Product Design
by William H. Cushman, Daniel J. Rosenberg
Publisher: Elsevier Science Pub Co, 1991
'shows how human factors technology can be effectively applied during the product design and development process to improve product usability, user-product performance, user satisfaction, and product safety.'
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Bodyspace: Anthropometry, Ergonomics, & the Design of Work
by Stephen Pheasant
Publisher: CRC Press; 2 ed edition, 1996
'After introducing ergonomics and anthropometrics, offers advice and details on workspaces, sitting and seating, hands and handles, the office, at home, health and safety.
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Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered
by Christopher P. Nemeth Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition, 2004 'guide to solving human factors challenges in the development process - with the orientation, process, and methods to perform human-centered research.'
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The Measure of Man and Woman: Human Factors in Design
by Alvin R. Tilley (Editor), Stephen B. Wilcox (Introduction), Henry
Dreyfuss assoc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2001
'more than 200 anthropometric drawings, this handbook is filled with all of the essential measurements of the human body and its relationship to the designed environment.'
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Human Factors Design Handbook -
Information and Guidelines for the Design of Systems, Facilities, Equipment and Products for Human Use
by Wesley E. Woodson, Barry Tillman, Peggy Tillman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional, 1992

'general reference to key human factors questions and human-product interface design suggestions in a form that engineers and designers can utilize'
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Humanscale:
Volumes 1-3 , Volumes 4-6 , Volumes 7-9

By N. Diffrient, A. Tilley, J. Bardagjy & D. Harman
Publisher: The MIT Press; Bk&Acces edition, 1981
'for anyone who is interested in designing equipment for maximum operator efficiency, comfort, and safety.'
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Automotive Ergonomics

by Brian Peacock, Waldemar Karwowski (Editor)
Publisher: CRC Press, 1993
'modeling the human-equipment interface, occupant packaging, computer-aided ergonomics design, visual aspects in vehicle design, seat design, passenger car trunk design, vision and perception, headlamp and signal lamp design'
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Cognitive Ergonomics: Contributions from Experimental Psychology

by Gerrit C. Van Der Veer, Sebastiano Bagnara, Gerard A.M. Kempen
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Emerging Needs and Opportunities for Human Factors Research

by National Research Council (Corporate Author), Raymond S. Nickerson (Editor)
Publisher: National Academies Press, 1995
'summary of the findings of the Committee on Human Factors, papers discuss the need for research on human factors in training and education; health care; environmental change; communication technology; emerging technologies in work design'
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Human Dimension and Interior Space
by Julius Panero
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications,1979
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