2008-02-13-164509_ch01humanfactorsandsystems[1]

2008-02-13-164509_ch01humanfactorsandsystems[1] - Human...

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Human Factors and Systems Human Factors and Systems Chapter 1
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Human Factors (HF) Defined Human Factors (HF) Defined Human Factors (in USA) Ergonomics (rest of the world) From Greek words Ergo: work Nomos: natural laws “designing for human use”
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Focus of HF Focus of HF Human interaction with Products Equipments Procedures Environment At Work Everyday life
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O O bjectives of HF bjectives of HF Enhance Effectiveness and efficiency Desireble human values Convenience Safety Fatigue Stress Comfort User acceptance Job satisfaction Quality of life
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Approach of HF Approach of HF Application of information about human Capabilities Limitations Characteristics Behaviour Motivation To design of Things Procedures Environments
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HF scope HF scope Designing for human use and optimizing working and living conditions
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HF Definition HF Definition Chapanis (1985): HF discovers and applies information
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