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1.1c Physiological Factors

1.1c Physiological Factors

Physical ergonomics is concerned with human anatomy, and some of the anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to physical activity. Physical ergonomic principles have been widely used in the design of both consumer and industrial...
1.1a Anthropometrics

1.1a Anthropometrics

What are the  aims  of Human  Factors?   ● Reduce stress and fatigue on people, as they will be able to do things faster, more easily, more safely and make fewer mistakes (reduce errors) ● Increase safety ● Increase ease of use ● Enhance operational comfort ●...
1.1b Psychological factors

1.1b Psychological factors

The “four pleasure framework” was identified by Professor Lionel Tiger from Rutgers University in New Jersey, US. It includes the four areas of physio-pleasure, psycho-pleasure, socio-pleasure and ideo-pleasure. This interesting website call KnobFeel gives a good...
1.1c Physiological factors

1.1c Physiological factors

Designers study physical characteristics to optimize the user’s safety, health, comfort and performance. Physiological problems occur when the body is required to do too much work, to work awkwardly or to work under bad environmental conditions. Fatigue results from...