40. Physical Tasks: Analysis, Design, and Operation

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Waldemar Karwowski Professor Director1 and
  2. David Rodrick2

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch40

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Karwowski, W. and Rodrick, D. (2001) Physical Tasks: Analysis, Design, and Operation, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch40

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Industrial Ergonomics, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

  2. 2

    University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • engineering anthropometry;
  • anthropometric data and biomechanical analysis;
  • physical tasks - analysis, design, operation;
  • ergonomics design to reduce WUEDs;
  • controlling musculoskeletal disorders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Engineering Anthropometry

  • Design for Human Strength

  • Static Efforts and Fatigue

  • Workplace Analysis and Design

  • Occupational Biomechanics

  • Design of Manual Materials Handling Tasks

  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremity

  • Ergonomic Design to Reduce Wueds

  • Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Job Analysis and Design

  • Surveillance for Job Analysis and Design

  • Ergonomic Programs in Industry

  • Proposed OSHA Ergonomics Regulations

  • References

  • Additional Reading