human engineering

human engineering
noun Date: 1920 1. management of humans and their affairs especially in industry 2. ergonomics 1

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  • human-factors engineering — ▪ bioengineering Introduction also called  ergonomics,  or  human engineering,         science dealing with the application of information on physical and psychological characteristics to the design of devices and systems for human use.       The …   Universalium

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