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HENRY DREYFUSS ASSOCIATES, a leading New York design firm, has been a major developer of anthropometric data for more than seventy years, gathering and publishing all the essential measurements of the human body and its relationship to the designed environment.
ALVIN R. TILLEY (191493), the firm's specialist in human engineering for forty years, was recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on human factors. The compiler of the data presented in this volume, Tilley was coauthor of Humanscale and a major contributor to this book's predecessor, The Measure of Man.
Human Factors: A Brief History.
2. The Elderly.
4. Residential Space Considerations.
5. Maintenance Access.
6. Safety at Work and at Home.
7. Vehicular Accommodation.
9. Manual Controls.
10. The Environment.
Appendix A: Conversion Scales.
Appendix B: Abbreviations.
Appendix C: Anthropometric Terms.
Illustations: Anatomical Planes and Orientations.