Research Techniques in Human Engineering

Jon Weimer

Editura: Prentice Hall
This is the only text on conduction research in the fields of ergonomics and human factors engineering. Pulling together noted experts from across the fields of human factors and ergonomics. Each chapter is a primer on the issues, methods, and tools used when conducting research in a particular human factors discipline from aerospace to aging, from military systems to medical systems.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : (NOTE: Biographies and References follows each chapter).

    1. The Evolution of Human Engineering: A Selected Review.

    1900-1920. 1920-1940. 1940-1960. 1960-Present. Where Are We Going?



    2. Developing a Research Project.

    Where Do I Start? Basic Human Engineering Research. Applied Human Engineering Research. Finding a Problem. Filling a Gap in Existing Research. Resolving Contradictory Experimental Results. Explaining the Occurrence of an Unexplained Fact. Reading for Problems. Turning a Problem Into a Testable Hypothesis. Some Reasons for Problems that Aren't Testable. Conducting the Experiment. Threats to Research Validity. Threats to Internal Validity. Threats to External Validity. Summary. Suggestions for Further Reading.



    3. Review of Experimental Design.

    Introduction. Stages in Experimental Research. Stage 1: Problem Definition. Stage 2: Planning. Stage 3: Conduct of Research. Stage 4: Data Analysis. Stage 5: Interpretation. Some Experimental
  • Data Publicarii : 1995
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 504
  • ISBN : 9780130970725
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