2. Human Factors Engineering and Systems Design

  1. Gavriel Salvendy3,4
  1. Sara J. Czaja1 and
  2. Sankaran N. Nair2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch2

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Czaja, S. J. and Nair, S. N. (2012) Human Factors Engineering and Systems Design, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.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, Miami, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    Center on Aging, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, 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 fundamentals;
  • human factors engineering, and systems approach;
  • person–machine systems;
  • system design, and human factors;
  • human reliability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of a System

  • System Design Process

  • Conclusions

  • References