Accession Number:

ADA179250

Title:

East European Ergonomics.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

REPORT STORE LAWRENCE KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

This report surveys the status of ergonomic data in the Eastern European member nations of the Council for Mutual Economic Aid. During 1986, letter inquiries were sent to forty-seven scientists in the seven CEMA countries Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, the German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the USSR. Two responses from Hungary and six from Poland provided useful information about current activities, but this slight response forced us to rely primarily on published descriptions of human factors activities in the Eastern Bloc. The main text of the report describes four aspects of ergonomics in Eastern Europe. The first part describes a 1983 ergonomics handbook for designers written by one-hundred and eight authors from the CEMA countries. The second part describes the cooperative efforts of CEMA nations in the collection and maintenance of ergonomics data. The third part identifies the scientific databases. The fourth part identifies the institutions and research activities pertinent to ergonomics in the seven CEMA countries. The bibliography lists publications used in this survey and also works identified by the survey. The Index of Research Topics lists the page reference for approximately 300 terms.

Subject Categories:

  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE