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Ergonomics (Human Factors 2) 15 credits

Course Contents

The course is intended to provide a basic understanding of ergonomic principles and its impact on the design of products, rooms and systems, and an in-depth knowledge of human capabilities and limitations and their impact on product design.

The course includes the following topics:
- Ergonomics, concepts and methods
- Customer requirements and analysis
- Idea generation and proposal work
- Study and analysis
- Lighting Science
- Cognitive Science
- Perception and perception psychology
- Presentation Skills
- Semantics, semiotics
- Morphology and design format.

Prerequisites

Passed 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 Design Philosophy and Practice, 6 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: TERS27
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2018: Jan 15 - Jun 03
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Lars Eriksson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
33750kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T8041

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