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Human Factors in Design ID-2320: Readings

WEEK 2

     Design Evaluation Methods

        David Meister: Human Factors in System Design, Development and Testing (Chapter 3)

WEEK 3

    VISION

     Psychology as a Biological Science - Vision

WEEK 4

    Auditory, Tactile and Vestibular Systems

      Psychology as a Biological Science - Section 3

   

WEEK 5

     Decision Making

        Psychology as a Biological Science -

      Displays

         The Learning Zone- Visual Displays

       http://www.ergonomics4schools.com/lzone/displays.htm

Week 6

  Control Systems

    R.S. Bridger  "Introduction to Ergonomics" on Control Systems (Chapter 13)

Week 7

No readings - Exam 1

Week 8

Anthropometry and Body Measurement

NASA: Anthropometric and Biomechanics Data

http://msis.jsc.nasa.gov/sections/section03.htm

Week 9

Biomechanics of Work

Dan MacLeod: The Rules of Work: a practical engineering guide to ergonomics

OSHA Publications

https://www.osha.gov/pls/publications/publication.html

   

Week 10

Stress and Workload

OSHA Technical Manual

https://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/otm_toc.html

 

Week 11

No readings - Spring Break

Week 12

Safety

Gavriel Salvendy: Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics (Chapters 25)

 MIT OpenCourseware - System Safety Course (readings)

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-863j-system-safety-spring-2011/readings/

Week 13

Human Computer Interaction and Automation

Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction:

http://www.interaction-design.org/books/hci.html