Toward a transdisciplinary approach of ergonomic design for sustainability

Di Bucchianico, Giuseppe, Marano, Antonioe and Rossi, Emilio (2012) Toward a transdisciplinary approach of ergonomic design for sustainability. Work, 41 (Sup. 1). pp. 3874-3877. ISSN 1051-9815

Full content URL: http://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-2012-0325-1362

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Abstract

Starting from the results of a theoretical and methodological study on Ergonomic design for sustainability previously developed from the authors, this paper shows the early results of a study that tries to apply them to actual operational and conceptual apparatuses of Ergonomics. In particular, the research aims to verify the possibility for Ergonomics to initiate an update of its current theoretical and procedural tools, towards new design solutions of “sustainable well-being”, trying to look for new declinations of its several fields of application. The paper identifies new paradigms and definitions for one of the central themes of ergonomic design, as well as one among the most established and investigated: the usability of products and services.

Keywords:Design, Ergonomic Design, Design for Sustainability, Transdisciplinary Approach, Social Effectiveness, Relative Efficiency, Extended Satisfaction
Subjects:J Technologies > J920 Ergonomics
W Creative Arts and Design > W240 Industrial/Product Design
W Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Design)
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Deposited On:28 Nov 2019 09:28

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