With so much attention placed upon comfort in the sale of many goods and in relation to musculoskeletal injuries, it is surprising that there is no generally accepted notion of comfort or discomfort that allow them to be easily incorporated into the design process. Because of this lack of a comfort/discomfort paradigm, industry also lacks a referen

chapter 1|12 pages

Comfort Experience

chapter 2|20 pages

Theory of Comfort

chapter 4|14 pages

Participatory Ergonomics and Comfort

chapter 7|10 pages

Reducing Discomfort in Installation Work

chapter 8|16 pages

Reducing Discomfort in Office Work

chapter 11|10 pages

Comfort in Furniture at Home

ByT. Teraoka, R. Mitsuya, K. Noro

chapter 12|8 pages

Discomfort and Dynamics in Office Chairs

ByM.P. de Looze, P. Vink, and J.H. van Dieën

chapter 13|14 pages

Designing Comfortable Passenger Seats

ByR.E. Bronkhorst and F. Krause

chapter 14|12 pages

Comfort through an Emotion-Aware Office Chair

ByC.J. Overbeeke, M.P. de Looze, P. Vink, and F.K. Cheung

chapter 15|12 pages

Toward a Comfortable Paint Scraper

ByS.M. Eikhout, R.E. Bronkhorst, P. Vink, and M.P. van der Grinten

chapter 16|14 pages

Development of a Handheld Steel-Fixing Tool

ByJ. Visser, T. König, I. Ruiter, P. Vink

chapter 17|12 pages

Comfort Effects of Participatory Design of Screwdrivers

ByS.M. Eikhout, P. Vink, and M.P. van der Grinten

chapter 18|10 pages

Comfortable Manual Bag Sealing

ByM.D. Hagedoorn-de Groot, T. Bosch, S.M. Eikhout, and P. Vink

chapter 19|10 pages

Comfortable View in an Earth-Moving Machine of 2015

ByL. Vormer, M.C. Dekker, A.A. Visser, F. Krause, and P. Vink

chapter 20|8 pages

Tram Drivers’ Comfort

ByD.S.C. Osinga, P. Vink, and J.C. Becker

chapter 21|16 pages

Redesign of Earth-Moving Machines: It’s Also in the Details

ByF. Krause, M.P. van der Grinten, K. Reijneveld, and R.E. Bronkhorst

chapter 22|18 pages

Concept of a Future Nissan Car Interior

ByB.J.A. van Haperen, P. Vink, C.J. Overbeeke, J.P. Djajadiningrat, and S.H. Lee

chapter 23|8 pages

Costs and Benefits of Comfort Products for Professional Use

ByE.A.P. Koningsveld