Meeting the needs of the manufacturing and service sectors of contemporary industry, this volume is concerned with the human factors, ergonomics, and safety issues related to the design of products, processes, and systems, as well as the operation and management of business enterprises. This book will be of special value to researchers and practitioners involved in the design of products, processes, systems, and services, which are marketed and utilized by a variety of organizations around the world.

section Section I|149 pages

Human Oriented Organization

chapter Chapter 2|10 pages

Chosen Methods Supporting Management of Enterprise's Agility

ByStefan Trzcieliński

chapter Chapter 3|10 pages

Workforce Diversity and Ergonomic Challenges for Sustainable Manufacturing Organizations

ByAmjad Hussain, Russell Marshall, Steve Summerskill, Keith Case

chapter Chapter 4|8 pages

Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries - Resolving the Polylemma of Production

ByChristian Brecher, Wilhelm O. Karmann, Stefan Kozielski, Cathrin Wesch-Potente

chapter Chapter 5|8 pages

Management Audit as Part of an Ergonomics Management in Production Systems

ByMax Bierwirth, Ralph Bruder

chapter Chapter 6|10 pages

Ergonomic Intervention Plan for Machinery Operators

ByMilena Drzewiecka, Beata Mrugalska, Leszek Pacholski

chapter Chapter 7|10 pages

Human-Machine-Systems for Future Smart Factories

ByDetlef Zuehlke

chapter Chapter 9|10 pages

User-centered Design of a Game-based, Virtual Training System

ByDominic Gorecky, Glyn Lawson, Katharina Mura, Setia Hermawati, Mikkel Lucas Overby

chapter Chapter 10|12 pages

Age-appropriate Workplace Engineering with the Aid of Cardboard Engineering

ByGerrit Meyer, Peter Nyhuis

chapter Chapter 12|11 pages

Hybrid Meta-heuristic Based Occupational Health Management System for Indian Workers Exposed to Risk of Heat Stress

ByYogesh K Anand, Sanjay Srivastava, Kamal Srivastava

chapter Chapter 13|10 pages

Adaptive Assembly Planning for a Nondeterministic Domain

ByDaniel Ewert, Marcel Mayer, Daniel Schilberg, Sabina Jeschke

chapter Chapter 14|10 pages

Planning-modules for Manual Assembly Using Virtual Reality Techniques

ByLeif Goldhahn, Katharina Muller-Eppendorfer

chapter Chapter 15|9 pages

Learning and Forgetting in Production-inventory Systems with Perishable Seasonal Items

ByIbraheem Abdul, Atsuo Murata

section Section II|100 pages

Work Study — Improving the Skills, Quality and Effectiveness

chapter Chapter 16|7 pages

Influence at Years of Experience on Operation Concerning Kyoto Style Earthen Wall

ByAkihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Sato, Atsushi Endo, Chieko Narita, Yuka Takai, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 17|8 pages

Comparison of Painting Technique of Urushi Products between Expert and Non-expert

ByAkihiko Goto, Atsushi Endo, Chieko Narita, Yuka Takai, Yutaro Shimode, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 18|10 pages

Subjective Evaluation of Kyo-Yuzen-dyed Fabrics with Different Material in Putting-past (Nori-oki) Process

ByTakashi Furukawa, Atsushi Endo, Atsushi Endo, Chieko Narita, Tomokazu Sasaki, Yuka Takai, Akihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 19|9 pages

Human Motion of Weaving “Kana-ami” Technique by Biomechanical Analysis

ByKenichi Tsuji, Yuka Takai, Akihiko Goto, Tomoko Ota, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 20|8 pages

Subjective Evaluation for Beauty of Texture on Metal Surface with Chasing Operation

ByMasaharu Nishina, Gen Sasaki, Yuka Takai, Akihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 21|10 pages

Analysis of “kyo-Gashi” Techniques and Skills for Japanese Sweets Experts

ByAkihiko Goto, Yuka Takai, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 22|6 pages

Analysis of Operation and Eye Movement Concerning Master of Wire Net

ByAkihiko Goto, Yuka Takai, Tomoko Ota, Hiroyuki Hamada, Ken-chi Tsuji

chapter Chapter 23|10 pages

Highly Cultured Brush Manufactured by Traditional Brush Mixing Technique “KEMOMI”

ByShinichiro Kawabata, Toshiyuki Kamada, aki Nasum, Kenichi Nakahara, Hiroshi Tsukuda, Akihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 24|11 pages

Virtual Agent Assistance for Maintenance Tasks in IPS2 – First Results of a Study

ByUlrike Schmuntzsch, Christine Sturm, Ralf Reichmuth, Matthias Roetting

chapter Chapter 25|9 pages

Analysis of Operation and Eye Movement Concerning Master of Wire Net

ByKatharina Mura, Dominic Gorecky, Dominic Gorecky, Gerrit Meixner

chapter Chapter 26|10 pages

A New Method for Forecasting the Learning Time of Sensorimotor Tasks

ByTim Jeske, Christopher M. Schlick

section Section III|146 pages

Human Factors in Work Systems

chapter Chapter 27|10 pages

Industrial Robots – the New Friends of an Aging Workforce?

ByDino Bortot, Benno Hawe, Silvia Schmidt, Klaus Bengler

chapter Chapter 28|9 pages

The Effect of Anthropomorphic Movements of Assembly Robots on Human prediction

BySinem Kuz, Antje Heinicke, Dominik Schwichtenhoevel, Marcel Ph. Mayer, Christopher M. Schlick

chapter Chapter 29|10 pages

Design and Implementation of a Comprehensible Cognitive Assembly System

ByChristian Brecher, Simon MüLler, Marco Faber, Werner Herfs

chapter Chapter 30|10 pages

Navigation as a Key for Self-Optimizing Assembly Processes

ByR. Schmitt, P. Jatzkowski, A. SchöNberg

chapter Chapter 31|10 pages

Assembly Motion Planning Using Controlled Collisions

ByChristian Brecher, Daniel Behnen, Thomas Breitbach, Werner Herfs

chapter Chapter 32|10 pages

Improving Operator's Conformity with Expectations in a Cognitively Automated Assembly Cell Using Human Heuristics

ByMarcel Ph. Mayer, Christopher C. Schlick

chapter Chapter 33|10 pages

Cooperative Disassembly of Human and Robot Using an Augmented Vision System

ByBarbara Odenthal, Marcel Ph. Mayer, Wolfgang Kabufi, Christopher M. Schlick

chapter Chapter 34|6 pages

Artificial Intelligence in Optimizing Environmental Factors towards Human performance

ByAhmad Rasdan Ismail, Hj Baba Md. Deros, Mohd, Mohd Yusoff

chapter Chapter 35|8 pages

Perceptions of Traffic Enforcers on Road Traffic Noise and Its Potential Non-Auditory Effects

ByA. C. Matias, K. M. Baraquel, M. A. Barrios, L. C. Millare, C. N. Ocampo

chapter Chapter 36|10 pages

Temporal Strategy and Performance during a Short-cycle Fatiguing Repetitive Task

ByT. Bosch, S.E. Mathiassen, D. Hallman, M.P. De Looze, E. Lyskov, B. Visser, J.H. Van DieëN

chapter Chapter 37|8 pages

Kitting as an Information Source in Manual Assembly

ByAnna Brolin, Gunnar BäCkstrand, Peter Thorvald, Dan HöGberg, Keith Case

chapter Chapter 39|10 pages

Real-time Measuring System of Eye-gaze Location and Writing Pressure in Calligraphy

ByAtsuo Murata, Kosuke Inoue, Takehito Hayami, Makoto Moriwaka

chapter Chapter 40|10 pages

Use of a Monocular See- Through Head-Mounted Display while Walking: A Comparison of Different User Interfaces

ByKazuhiro Tanuma, Kenta Kurimoto, Makoto Nomura, Miwa Nakanishi

chapter Chapter 41|6 pages

A Game System for Visually Impaired Utilizing Kinect

ByNobumichi Takahashi, Takahiro Shogen, Yoshikazu Ikegami, Michiko Ohkura

chapter Chapter 42|8 pages

A Case Study of Participatory Ergonomics in the Quality Assessment of a Drilling “Dog House”

ByMarco Camilli, Giada Forte, Giuseppe Massara, Luca Spirito, Cristian Strinati, Simon Mastrangelo

section Section IV|121 pages

Toward an Ergonomic Product

chapter Chapter 43|10 pages

A Calculation Model for Ergonomics Cost-benefit Analyses in Early Product Development Stages

ByAnn-Christine Falck, Mikael Rosenqvist

chapter Chapter 44|8 pages

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Haptic Feedback on a Steering Wheel for BSW

ByJaemin Chun, Gunhyuk Park, Seunghwan Oh, Jongman Seo, In Lee, Seungmoon Choi, Sung H. Han

chapter Chapter 45|6 pages

Identifying Affective Satisfaction Elements of a Smartphone Application

ByJoohwan Park, Sung H. Han, Jaehyun Park, Hyunkyung Kim

chapter Chapter 46|6 pages

Identifying Elements of User Value for Smartphones through a Longitudinal Observation

ByJaehyun Park, Sung H. Han

chapter Chapter 47|7 pages

Development of an Affective Satisfaction Model for Smartphones

ByHyun K. Kim, Sung H. Han, Jaehyun Park, Joohwan Park

chapter Chapter 48|6 pages

Determination of Ringtone Volumes of Mobile Phones: Applying Signal Detection Theory

ByHeekyung Moon, Sung H. Han

chapter Chapter 49|7 pages

Design and Evaluation of Methods to Aid Onehanded Input in Mobile Touch Screen Devices

BySeunghwan Oh, Sung H. Han, Jongman Seo

chapter Chapter 50|14 pages

Evaluation Method for Product End-Of-Life Selection Strategy

ByGhazalli Zakri, Murata Atsuo

chapter Chapter 51|8 pages

Studying Customer Experience for Chinese Fast-Food Service

ByNa Chen, Patrick Rau Pei-Luen, Wang Ming-Qiang

chapter Chapter 52|9 pages

Effects of Preference on Crape Structure of Saijo Japanese Paper

ByHongguang Hu, Yuka Takai, Noritaka Saiki, Takeshi Tsujinaka, Mitsuyoshi Ochi, Akihiko Goto, Hiroyuki Hamada

chapter Chapter 53|13 pages

One New Anthropometrical Method for Body Measurement in Motion

ByY. J. Wang

chapter Chapter 54|7 pages

Experimental Measurement of Body Size and Practice of Teaching and Research

ByZhou Xiang, Hu Shou-Zhong

chapter Chapter 55|8 pages

A Study of Shoe Sizing Systems: Foot Anthropometry of Filipino Children Aged 7-12

ByAura C. Matias, R.M. Macaranday, J. Mangubat, R.B. Reyes, J.A. Tan

chapter Chapter 56|10 pages

The Customer Requirements for Sandals- Inspirations for Design

BySteve N.H. Tsang, John K.L. Ho, Alan H.S. Chan