Essays Tagged: "Human factors and ergonomics"

Computer Ergonomics in the Workplace, deals with ergonomic design of a computer workstation and office

ion for Professional Ergonomists (BCPE), the definition of ergonomics 'is a body of knowledge about human abilities, human limitations and human characteristics that are relevant to design. Ergonomic ... sign of tools, machines, systems, tasks, jobs, and environments for safe, comfortable and effective human use.'(BCPE, 1993) In the average computer workstation, employees are prone to over a dozen haz ...

(13 pages) 247 1 3.3 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Helpful Computing Infomation/project 95% recieved.

s Monitor: 17 Inch is the viewing area of the monitor, A monitor is the connection between the user and what the computer is doing. High Resolution is the amount of "pixels" that are displayed, and th ... peakers produce Anologue sound that has been given to it by the Sound Card. These type are separate and are plugged into the back of the Sound Card with cords.300Watt is the amount of power they can h ...

(5 pages) 110 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Ergonomics in Clerical Environments

air-conditioned office literally. it is an office where the air has been carefully conditioned for human comfort, including the control of temperature, humidity and cleanliness.Workers consider the a ...

(12 pages) 137 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Technical Analysis of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Modern Flight Deck Design

A Technical Analysis of Ergonomics and Human Factors in Modern Flight Deck DesignI. IntroductionSince the dawn of the aviation era, cockpit ... lly interfaced. The latter point involves an in-depth analysis of system design with an emphasis on human factors, biomechanics, cockpit controls, and display systems. By analyzing these components of ... h the Liveware-Hardware interface can promote safety and reduce mishap frequency.II. The History Of Human Factors in Cockpit DesignThe history of cockpit design can be traced as far back as the first ...

(16 pages) 264 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Addiction to Computers ! Will this magic machine get us all addicted to it and make us spell-bound ?

tion to computersComputers play a very vital role in all walks of our life. They have their master hands in all fields. It has lessened the burdens of hectic manual calculations, repetitive tasks and ... repetitive tasks and handling of huge tiresome databases. Furthermore, their fast processing speed and varied uses have just dragged all our attention and attraction toward them. But the question tod ...

(1 pages) 86 2 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Ergonomics on furniture design

ough to be important and so the statement of averages is not enough. Ranges are required, but since human dimensions are distributed normally in a statistical sense there are very few individuals at e ... on exchange is inherently difficult because of the very different advantages and limitations of the human being and the machine, a clear and properly interface design is expected. Man follows certain ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.2 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts


ergonomics is man; and it aims to design appliances, technical system and tasks in a way to improve human safety, health, comfort and performance. Also, it makes products easy to be used. In the follo ... formation exchange, in terms of how and why they are important for design.(1)The Provision of EnergyHuman body obeys the law of conservation of energy. Energy is required for all kinds of human activi ...

(8 pages) 125 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

MRM: Maintenance Resource Management

ommunity today. Section I of the report provides an introduction to MRM, its importance in reducing human factors errors and the history of why it was created. Section II lists statistics of aviation ... maintenance errors, and why accidents and incidents are more likely to be caused by the actions of humans than by mechanical failure. Section III presents definitions, lists what MRM training program ...

(13 pages) 309 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This essay under the headline "THE READER AND THE COMPUTER SCREEN" tells about the disadvantages of studying on-line

reading from a computer screen may be about 25% slower than reading from print.Also, Other physical factors such as posture and the repetitive use of a mouse and keyboard may also impinge on the learn ...

(1 pages) 92 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This report covers the topics of Human Factors engineering, attributes of an individual and how human perception based on vision, touch and audition influences product design.

Human Factor engineering is the field of engineering involving research into human psychological, so ... that information with respect to the design, operation or use of products or systems for optimizing human performance, health, safety, and or habitability. The main idea behind Human Factors engineeri ... and design a product that appeals him based on his preferences and characteristics. The concept of Human Factors emerged during the World War II when fighter pilots shot their own planes. This was ma ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering


made sure that the text on the sign was bold and colorful so that it is easily visible to the user.Humans rely on computers to function in the workplace and at home more then ever. I use a computer t ... rite papers, send emails, watch movies and perform various other very essential everyday functions. Human computer interactions are controlled by interfaces. Interfaces play an important role in conne ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Ergonomie pracovniho prostredi - KANCELAR - How it looks on the workplace, where is computer

enim reckych slov ergo - prace, nomos - zakon, pravidlo. Ekvivalentnimi pojmy jsou: biotechnologie, human engineering, human factors. V oblasti vyzkumu jsou predmetem ergonomie determinanty vykonnostn ...

(8 pages) 23 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Razvojni trendovi i perspektive u ergonomiji

tima i granicama njegovih mogu?nosti."2Pored izraza ergonomija postoji ?itav niz drugih naziva kao: Human Factors, Human Engineering, Human Factors Engineering, Man-Machine Engineering. Ovako veliki b ... sno, josh vishe o multidisciplini.Od navedenih naziva u Evropi se ustalio naziv ergonomija a u SAD "human factors".Autori Mark S. Sanders i Ernest J. Mclormick3 u sada ve? sedmom izdanju knjige ergono ...

(15 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Guide to Ergonomics

ic purposes such as softening corners or providing natural dividers. In addition, living plants are human's ideal counterparts by providing oxygen and absorbing carbon dioxide. Furniture Regula ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


For my product study I have chosen to examine and explore how the design and manufacture of the chair has changed through the years. From the earl ... cture of the chair has changed through the years. From the early richfelt chair to the sleek design and ergonomics of the modern office chair. I will also be looking into how some of these modern chai ... ll also be looking into how some of these modern chairs, particularly the office chair are designed and manufactured.The chair has undergone some important changes through the years; some of these cha ...

(3 pages) 769 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Computers and Health-Individual and Institutional Protective Measures

of these center around the configuration of the workplace, or "ergonomics." Others have to do with human factors.Ergonomics. Proper seating is crucial to good ergonomics. The height of your seat and ...

(13 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science