Human Factors in Engineering

Course Description

Consideration of human characteristics in the requirements for design of the systems, products and devices. Human-centered design with focus on human abilities, limitations and interface.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand basic ergonomic models, methods and measurements.
  • Contrast between different types of design applications with consideration of human factors.
  • Apply selected ergonomic models to supplement engineering design.
  • Utilize human factors and ergonomic principles in systems design.


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