HUMAN ENGINEERING SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS: PAYOFFS AND PITFALLS

The most visible human engineering standard in current use is MIL-STD-1472, "Human Engineering Design Criteria for Military Systems, Equipment and Facilities." Using this document as an example, benefits of and precautions in its use are explored. Background is presented on content, requirement categoreis, binding vs. advisory provisions, sources of the criteria, and the development and revision process.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition, February 23-27, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Chaikin, G
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132029
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #760190 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM