Generation of Ergonomic Data and Their Application to Equipment Design

  • R. Bernotat
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 25)


The purpose of this meeting, as given by the organizers, is to discuss the data available today for design and to indicate existing gaps in Ergonomic knowledge. The purpose of this paper is to provide some insight into the application of Ergonomics and what the requirements of the designer are. In more detail the status of research in Ergonomics as well as the problems in transferring the data to application is discussed. The paper is far from being a comprehensive treatment of the topic, but rather a collection of observations and experiences over the last years brought into some order. In fact, for the purpose of this meeting it is planned as an incentive and stimulator for discussion.


Design Theory Equipment Design Ergonomic Design Human Engineer Operator Workload 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Bernotat
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  1. 1.Forschungsinstitut für AnthropotechnikWachtberg-WerthovenGermany

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