1. The Discipline of Human Factors and Ergonomics

  1. Gavriel Salvendy2,3
  1. Waldemar Karwowski

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch1

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Karwowski, W. (2012) The Discipline of Human Factors and Ergonomics, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Department of Industrial & Management Systems, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • human factors and ergonomics;
  • HFE and ecological compatibility;
  • human-centered design of service systems;
  • ergonomics design;
  • human–system interactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human–System Interactions

  • HFE and Ecological Compatibility

  • Distinguishing Features of Contemporary HFE Discipline and Profession

  • Paradigms for Ergonomics Discipline

  • Ergonomics Competency and Literacy

  • Ergonomics Design

  • Theoretical Ergonomics: Symvatology

  • Congruence between Management and Ergonomics

  • Human-Centered Design of Service Systems

  • Human–Systems Integration

  • Committee on Human–Systems Integration of the National Research Council

  • The International Ergonomics Association (WW.IEA.CC)

  • Future HFE Challenges

  • References