1. Natural and Engineered Systems

  1. Roger Remington,
  2. Deborah Boehm-Davis and
  3. Charles Folk

Published Online: 28 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch1

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems

How to Cite

Remington, R., Boehm-Davis, D. and Folk, C. (2012) Natural and Engineered Systems, in Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118393758.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470548752

Online ISBN: 9781118393758

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Keywords:

  • natural and engineered systems;
  • goal, a purpose lacking in natural design;
  • user-centered design;
  • user community characteristics;
  • engineering design in preventing failures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Purposeful Design

  • User-Centered Design

  • Design Against Failure

  • Summary

  • References