International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

By Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

The 1st encyclopaedic resource during this interdisciplinary box. a distinct expert reference on hand in both three hardback volumes or CDROM. Pre-publication provide availabe.

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Leplat or M. de Montmollin and the building up of ergonomics; afterwards in Brussels, with G. Karnas on the work analysis, and with V. De Keyser (who teaches at Liège University) and the reliability research in the field of psychological ergonomics. He was member or chairman of several scientific societies such as the French Psychological Society, the International Association of Applied Psychology and the Psychometric Society. He was one of the French and Belgian founders of the Société d’Ergonomie de Langue Française, which is his major achievement for ergonomic development.

Analogies and multiple examples were his favored tools; however, he was always careful not to oversimplify the underlying medical processes. For 33 years Grandjean imparted the principles of humanization of the workplace to young mechanical and electrical engineers, architects, civil engineers and later to information technology students. But the total number of his students was much higher, as he was often invited to give special lectures and courses to a variety professional groups and associations.

10. Design of equipment for remote handling: includes information about the characteristics of the equipment to be handled remotely, feedback, manipulators, viewing equipment and illumination. 11. g. sights, reticles, binoculars). 12. Operational and maintenance ground/ shipboard vehicles: includes basic information about vehicle design including information about seating; controls; operating instructions; visibility; heating and ventilation; trailers, vans, and intervehicular connections; cranes, materials handling and construction; and automotive subsystems.

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