The measure of man and woman: human factors in design

Tilly, Alvin R.

The measure of man and woman: human factors in design - New York Jown Willey & Sons 2002 - 98 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-96) and index.

1. Anthropometry
2. The Elderly
3. Seating
4. Residential Space Considerations
5. Maintenance Access
6. Safety at Work & at Home
7. Vehicular Accomodation
8. Displays
9. Manual Controls
10. The Environment
11. Appendices

Human factors research impacts everything from the height of kitchen counters to the placement of automobile pedals to a book's type size. And in this updated and expanded version of the original landmark work, you'll find the research information necessary to create designs that better accommodate human need. Featuring more than 200 anthropometric drawings, this handbook is filled with all of the essential measurements of the human body and its relationship to the designed environment. You'll also discover guidelines for designing for children and the elderly, for the digital workplace, and for ADA compliance. Measurements are in both English and metric units.

9780471099550 3600.00

Human engineering
Industrial design

620.82 TIL