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Automotive Ergonomics: Driver-Vehicle Interaction by Nikolaos Gkikas PDF

By Nikolaos Gkikas

ISBN-10: 1439894256

ISBN-13: 9781439894255

In the final two decades, technological advancements have set new criteria in driver-vehicle interplay. those advancements influence the complete lifecycle, from the instant a shopper enters a dealership to ascertain a potential motor vehicle, to the riding adventure throughout the motor vehicle lifecycle, and the interplay with different highway clients and amenities in position. it's such advancements, socioeconomic at the one hand, technological at the different, that make Automotive Ergonomics: Driver-Vehicle Interaction a major addition to the literature during this box.

The e-book explores the demanding situations in study and improvement of latest cars caused by way of fresh advances in concept and perform. Highlighting themes equivalent to Human-Machine interplay, complex motive force tips structures, and the highly evolving topic of electronic human modeling and simulation in automobile purposes, the ebook covers:

  • Best practices and rising developments
  • Advances in strength educate technology
  • Ergonomics of electrical vehicles
  • Effects of driving force distraction, workload, and actual environments
  • Active protection systems
  • Navigation support
  • Vibration and noise perception
  • Health and defense points of driving

While this quarter isn't new, lots of the books on hand are both too common or outdated. This ebook offers the newest advancements within the box of ergonomics and human elements and discusses their implications to the layout of recent and destiny automobiles, providing you with the instruments you would like for innovation.

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London: British Standards Institution. Salvendy, G. ), 2006. Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 3rd ed. New York: John Wiley and Sons. SAE J287, 2009. Driver hand control reach. In SAE 2009 Handbook, Warrendale, PA: SAE. SAE J826, 2009. Devices for use in defining and measuring vehicle seating accommodation. In SAE 2009 Handbook. Warrendale, PA: SAE. SAE J941, 2009. Motor vehicle drivers’ eye locations. In SAE 2009 Handbook. Warrendale, PA: SAE. SAE J1050, 2009. Describing and measuring the driver’s field of view.

Without a many-sided, implicit cross-referencing process of projection, empathy, correlation and rejection (across these many different domains or channels of information), we cannot even do analysis and synthesis. Without OODA loops embracing all of the above and without the ability to get inside other OODA loops (or other environments), we will find it impossible to comprehend, shape, adapt to and in turn be shaped by an unfolding evolving reality that is uncertain, ever-changing, and unpredictable.

1 Market penetration of mobile phones over time in Europe, the US and Worldwide. (From World Bank (2012), Mobile Cellular Subscriptions (Per 100 People), Washington, DC. ) for a system that has been well designed in terms of usability than a poorly designed system that is rarely used with a commensurate increase in risk. Recognising the distraction risk posed by increasingly complex IVIS and nomadic devices, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (2012) published draft voluntary guidelines on driver distraction that list explicitly non-driving tasks that they consider ‘interfere inherently with a driver’s ability to safely control the vehicle’.

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