What are the three main factors of human factors?
- Physiological Factors
- Psychological Factors
- Sociological Factors
What is a target market?
A paticular group of people that the design is aimed at.
What are Inclusive and Exclusive Designs?
- Inclusive designs are designs which are made to be suitable for as many poeple as possible
- Exclusive designs are designs which are made for a specific type of person.
What is anthropmetric data?
The measurements of millions of people put into charts to provide designers with rough values to design from so their designs are suitable for the majority.
What percentile of antropometric data do designers
The 5th to the 95th percentile.
What is ergonomics?
The study of efficiency op people in their working environment.
Name 5 factors considered in ergonomics
What is a working triangle?
The range of movement needed for a paticular task. e.g. In a car, all things needed while driving must be on the dash board or within reach from the drivers seat.
Why are some products made adjustable?
So they suit a wider range of people and in some cases can be used for longer, e.g. bicycle seat, car seats.
What are the five things considered in psychologic
What are sociological factors concerned with?
People living and working together
Name two sociological factors: