96. Virtual Reality for Industrial Engineering: Applications for Immersive Virtual Environments

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Hans-Jörg Bullinger Professor Head Director1,
  2. Ralf Breining Scientist2 and
  3. Martin Braun Research Scientist3

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch96

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

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

How to Cite

Bullinger, H.-J., Breining, R. and Braun, M. (2007) Virtual Reality for Industrial Engineering: Applications for Immersive Virtual Environments, 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.ch96

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Engineering and IAT University Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

  2. 2

    Competence Center Virtual Reality, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering, Stuttgart, Germany

  3. 3

    Competence Center Human Engineering, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering, Stuttgart, Germany

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:

  • virtual reality (VR) applications;
  • computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW);
  • industrial engineering virtual reality;
  • immersive projection technology (IPT);
  • VE-based tools - clear communication and understanding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Definitions

  • Virtual Environment Hardware and Software

  • Human–Computer Interaction for VE

  • VR Applications

  • Process Integration of VR Applications

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Additional Reading