Product design and P Guide - Resources and Review

Ergonomics is the scientific foundation, both in terms of data and methodology, for a user
centred approach to design. The Ergonomics Society is the UK authority for the registration of European ergonomists.
UK magazine for product design engineers and machine builders, covering news and information on bearings, gears, brakes, clutches, materials, drives, motors, CAD, fasteners, adhesives, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, seals, valves, pumps, PLCs, conveyors.
Annotated links to selected Internet resources covering the fields of fashion, interior, and industrial design.
A worldwide association for those whose collective interests cover textile management, design, engineering, research, production, marketing, education and training. The products from these interests include fibres and other raw materials, consumer fashion articles, and engineering structures for industrial needs.
The IEA is the association of ergonomics and human factors societies around the world. Ergonomics is the scientific discipline concerned with the interaction between people and technology.
A multi
disciplinary professional and technical society concerned with research and development, design, manufacture, and measurement of high accuracy components and systems. ASPE activities encompass relevant aspects of mechanical, electronic, optical and production engineering, physics, chemistry, and computer and materials science. Membership is open to anyone interested in any aspect of precision engineering.
Listing of products which have proven ineffective due to impractical design principles. Features a kitchen timer which cannot be set for less than fifteen minutes unless it is moved beyond this time period and then shifted backwards, yellow street lights which are easily mistaken for amber traffic signals, and top loading VCRs which cannot be fitted into standard TV and video storage units.
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