Study on Human - Machine Interface Design of Construction Machinery

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 777)


Construction machinery is mainly used for construction, transportation, loading, etc., and its man-machine systems and working environment are very complicated. In this paper, the common human machine interface problems existing in the domestic engineering machinery are studied and analyzed. Through investigation and research and from the perspective of cognitive psychology, this paper analyzes the corresponding cognitive psychology process generated by the process of operator receiving and handling information sent by machines and environment. Thus, the interactive model of human-machine interface of construction machinery is established. In addition, combined with the principle of ergonomics design and application, taking truck crane as an example, this paper analyzes and summarizes the interaction elements of truck crane such as control and display interface. Specifically, this paper provides a theoretical support for the improvement and design of human-machine interface of construction machine through the analysis of the existing human-machine interface of truck crane, combing theory and practice. Simultaneously, it provides the following suggestions for the future human-machine interface design of construction machinery based on the existing human-machine interface design deficiencies.


Construction machinery Human-machine interface Cognitive psychology Ergonomics 



This work was partially supported by the Three One Special Funds (No. 161609020006) and by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 2013B34214).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hohai UniversityChangzhouChina

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