Human Factors Aspects in Maintainability

by Nehemiah Jordan

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An examination of the major interdependent subareas of maintainability and of their relation to human-factor problems. The subareas considered are (1) design for maintainability, (2) training the maintenance man for the responsibility of maintaining the equipment, and (3) the tools, equipment, and/or aids that are necessary to enable the maintenance man to meet his responsibilities. Presented before the American Society for Quality Control Product Maintainability at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 24-25, 1961.

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