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ergonomics


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ergonomics 
  n  :  the  branch  of  engineering  science  in  which  biological 
  science  is  used  to  study  the  relation  between  workers  and 
  their  environments  [syn:  {biotechnology},  {bioengineering}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  ergonomics 
 
  The  study  of  the  design  and  arrangement  of  equipment  so  that 
  people  will  interact  with  the  equipment  in  healthy, 
  comfortable,  and  efficient  manner.  As  related  to  computer 
  equipment,  ergonomics  is  concerned  with  such  factors  as  the 
  physical  design  of  the  keyboard,  screens,  and  related 
  hardware,  and  the  manner  in  which  people  interact  with  these 
  hardware  devices. 
 
  (1995-04-14) 
 
 




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