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human engineering:

see ergonomicsergonomics,
the engineering science concerned with the physical and psychological relationship between machines and the people who use them. The ergonomicist takes an empirical approach to the study of human-machine interactions.
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human engineering

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Korzybski's conception of human engineering is similar to the Habermasian idea of reconstructive science, which demands applying a rational inquiry and methodology in human sciences for a clearer perspective on individuals, societies, and different cultures.
But if the lack of exotic flora leaves some unimpressed, the hike also provides a good view of some astonishing feats of human engineering clinging to the heights of the southern slope: mansions in a dizzying array of architectural styles, all seemingly glued to the rock face rather than built on solid foundations.
5 to 2 meters -- would likely result in a 26 to 66 percent loss of wetlands, the authors contend, "even if wetland migration were not blocked" by bulkheads, levees and other feats of human engineering.
Spanning six parts, the book covers: Human Engineering, Occupational Demands, Selection of Aviation Personnel, Human Factors Training, Clinical Psychology, Accident Investigation and Prevention.
Researchers at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh investigated evacuation readiness in individuals with SCI.
We're just counting on human engineering for it to stand still,'' she said.
Founding director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh and former Paralympian Rory Cooper, PhD, has received a unique honor from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Xoma may also utilize its proprietary Human Engineering technology to humanize antibody candidates generated by hybridoma techniques.
The Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) is getting a financial boost to aid military veterans looking to study science, technology, education and math (STEM) programs.
The company receives royalties on worldwide sales of psoriasis drug Raptiva and macular degeneration drug Lucentis, as well as provides contract manufacturing and licensing services related to its bacterial cell expression and human engineering technology.
Researchers from the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh are currently working to answer that question.
As director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL), Cooper plays a leadership role in clinical research through advanced engineering to improve the mobility of people with disabilities.

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