Ergonomics for the Layman: Applications in Design

Author:   Prabir Mukhopadhyay (Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, India)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780367334994


Pages:   134
Publication Date:   11 September 2019
Format:   Hardback
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This book explains the application of ergonomics in three different areas of design, namely product, space, and communication. The book is written in layman's language and provides examples so that the reader can easily apply the principles to their designs. This book is easy to understand for those without a background in science and technology. It provides a guide for designers from diverse fields ranging from product design to graphic design and shows how to apply ergonomic principles in products from hand-held products to larger products. It explains the application of anthropometric dimensions, as well as how to design for different spaces ranging from bathrooms to cinema halls. It also focuses on the application of communication ranging from displays to graphic design and discusses the significance of color selection. This book is ideal for all design students, practicing designers in any field, design faculty, entry-level engineering students, and anyone who is interested in exploring the field of ergonomics. Features Specifically written in such a way to make it easily understood for those not educated in the field Shows how to apply the ergonomic principles in design Provides an overview of the topic of ergonomics Written in a storytelling format

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Author:   Prabir Mukhopadhyay (Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, India)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
Weight:   0.395kg
ISBN:  

9780367334994


ISBN 10:   0367334992
Pages:   134
Publication Date:   11 September 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

1: Introduction. 2: Systems Perspective of Ergonomics in Design. 3: Human Body Dimensions. 4: Ergonomic Principles of Hand-Held Products. 5: Ergonomics of Space. 6: Exhibition Ergonomics. 7: Cognitive Ergonomics. 8: Ergonomics of Display and Control. 9: Visual Ergonomics. 10: Ergonomics in Intangible Design. 11: Ergonomics in Color. 12: Exercises in Ergonomics Related to Design: Some Guidelines.

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Prabir Mukhopadhyay, PhD, is Discipline Head in Design at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur, India. He teaches, practices, and conducts research in different areas of ergonomics and its application in design.

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