Chapter 11. Human Factors and Ergonomic Methods

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department4,5
  1. V. Kathlene Leonard Postdoctoral Fellow1,
  2. Julie A. Jacko Professor1,
  3. Ji Soo Yi Research Assistant2 and
  4. François Sainfort William W. George Professor of Health Systems3

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch11

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Leonard, V. K., Jacko, J. A., Yi, J. S. and Sainfort, F. (2006) Human Factors and Ergonomic Methods, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 5

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Health Systems Engineering, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine, 313 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 2

    School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 765 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  3. 3

    College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 225 North Building, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • human factors and ergonomics (HF/E);
  • HF/E research process;
  • keystroke-level model (KLM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • HF/E Research Process

  • Types of Methods and Approaches

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix: Exemplary Studies of HF/E Methodologies

  • References