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Ergonomics problems in process operations

organised by the Institution of Chemical Engineers in association with the Ergonomics Society, held at the University of Aston in Birmingham, 11-13 July, 1984.

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Process control.,
  • Human engineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Conference papers.

    SeriesEFCE publication series -- no.38, Institution of Chemical Engineers symposium series -- no.90, EFCE event -- no.306
    ContributionsInstitution of Chemical Engineers., Ergonomics Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS156.8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20967770M
    ISBN 100080302823

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