This Handbook of Control Room Design and Ergonomics was first published in 1989 by Taylor & Francis. The first edition, produced nearly 20 years ago, was based on rather classic approaches to ergonomics, as was the concept of design. However, in spite of this we noticed that this book, although long out of print, was still selling surprisingly well on the secondhand market. The first edition was based on solid practical research on control room work from most areas of industry. This information is still relevant and has inspired us to produce this new, extensively updated edition.
This new edition has two functions. First, it covers more extensively the use of the control room and its related computer system beyond the traditional tasks of process monitoring and supervision...>