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Ergonomics of farm tractors, 1968-1970

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Folder information

Title:
Ergonomics of farm tractors, 1968-1970
Topics:
Agriculture
Subjects:
Tractors
Journalism, Agricultural
Human engineering
Item identifier:
mc00033-002-bx0004-006-000
Coverage Date:
to
Description:
This folder contains materials related to research made on ergonomics of farm tractors and their usability, most notably in the publication of Professor Charles W. Suggs's article "How Well Do Farm Tractors Fit the Capabilities and Limitations of the Operators." This was a study of tractor operators and how engineering can create improvements in usability. The article was published by the magazine Implement & Tractor, and the correspondence between them and Suggs are included. Also included are correspondence with other journals, and a response to the letter from Ford Motor Company. Additionally, the file contains research notes and research materials.
Genre:
Research notes
Correspondence
Drawings (Visual works)
Articles
Names:



Digital Project:
Cultivating a Revolution

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Charles W. Suggs Papers, 1914 - 1995 (mc00033) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
Funding:
Digitization of this resource was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
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