Chapter 26. Human Factors Engineering Considerations in New Product Development
- Dr. Kenneth B. Kahn Ph.D. Associate Professor cofounding director industrial engineer project engineer manufacturing engineer
Published Online: 15 NOV 2007
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition
How to Cite
Pancake, M. H. (2007) Human Factors Engineering Considerations in New Product Development, in The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition (ed K. B. Kahn), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch26
University of Tennessee, USA
- Published Online: 15 NOV 2007
- Published Print: 1 OCT 2004
Print ISBN: 9780471485247
Online ISBN: 9780470172483
- human factors engineering (HFE) in product design;
- product usability and user focus;
- user input - optimizing user acceptance;
- user requirements driving HFE time and cost
This chapter contains sections titled:
What Is Human Factors?
What Value Does Human Factors Engineering Add? What's in it for Me?
What Is the Impetus Behind Human Factors? Who Thinks This Is Important?
Usability (How Useful Is it?)
Human Factors Engineers as a Part of the Project Team: What Do They Do?
When Is Human Factors Considered in the Product Life Cycle?
Tailoring Human Factors Engineering to Your Company's Needs