Design and Emotion (Human Factors 3) 6 credits
Course ContentsThe course is intended to provide a deeper understanding of ergonomic principles and its impact on product design, rooms and systems, and an in-depth knowledge of human capabilities and limitations and how humans are affected by different stimuli in the artifact.
The course covers the following topics:
- Cognitive ergonomics
- Investigation and analysis
- Perception and sensation
- Design practice and design thinking
- Presentation skills
- Semantics, semiotics
PrerequisitesPassed courses 180 credits in first cycle, at least 90 credits within the major subject Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering (with relevant courses in construction and design), and 15 credits Mathematics. In addition, completed course Ergonomics (Human Factors 2), 15 credits and English Language requirements corresponding to English 6 or English B in the Swedish upper secondary school.
Level of Education: Master A1F
Course code/Ladok code: TDUS28
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering
Previous course occasions
This course is cancelled for study period Oct 09-Jan 08.
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2017: Oct 09 - Jan 14
Rate of Study100%
Course coordinatorLars Eriksson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students13500kr