Chapter 2. Human Factors Engineering and Systems Design

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Sara J. Czaja Professor and Co-Director1 and
  2. Sankaran N. Nair Director2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch2

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Czaja, S. J. and Nair, S. N. (2006) Human Factors Engineering and Systems Design, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Center on Aging Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1695 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 3208G, Miami, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    Data Management, Center on Aging, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1695 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 3204, Miami, Florida, 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 engineering and systems approach;
  • human–machine system;
  • system reliability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of a System

  • System Design Process

  • Conclusions

  • References