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    limitations of people and machines from an ergonomic point of view

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    In your own words discuss the relative capabilities and limitations of people and machines from an ergonomic point of view.
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    Human-machine model

    There exists in human factors science a model referred as the human-machine model, which deals with the interaction between human and machine in a given environment. A common example is the automobile. This model is specifically designed to better elucidate the capabilities and limitations of people and machines from an ergonomic point of view. The idea in exploring such limitations is to determine how to allocate function between humans and machines (FAA).

    Generally speaking, human limitations can be separated into two components, physical and mental. Physical limitations have to do with precision work, fatigue, and strength. ...

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    This solution of 390 words examines the limitations of people and machines using the human-machine model, ergonomic point of view and Fitts list theory. References used is included.

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