humanfactors engineering

human engineering

noun
an applied science that coordinates the design of devices, systems, and physical working conditions with the capacities and requirements of the worker.
Also called ergonomics, human-factors engineering [hyoo-muhn fak-terz or, often, yoo] .


Origin:
1930–35, Americanism

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