182.621.81 Introduction to Ergonomics
- Environmental Health and Engineering
- 3rd term
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2013 - 2014
Introduces the fundamental principles of ergonomics, including terminology, concepts, and applications of physiology, anthropometry, biomechanics, psychology, and engineering to work place and work methods design. Emphasizes the complex relationships among workers, job demands, work place designs, and work methods. Prepares students for advanced study in safety science, industrial hygiene, injury prevention, industrial engineering, and safety and health management.
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on assignments, and mid-term and final exams.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Consent required for students not in the MHS OEH PTIB program.
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