Work-Human-Technology 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe course provides knowledge and understanding of how industrial systems can be designed according to human natural strengths and limitations to result in high performance and sustainable production. This also implies deepened knowledge of the interaction and interplay between humans at work and the surrounding technology and organization.
The course includes the following topics:
– Human capabilities for work and job design: physiological work load, physical work environment aspects, cognition, work organization, stress, shift work.
– Socio-technical systems: theoretical foundations, systems, models and applications.
– Workplace design and impact of complexity.
– Design of automation, allocation of functions and man - machine system interfaces.
– Workplace assessment.
– Swedish and EU occupational health and safety legislation.
PrerequisitesGeneral entry requirements and completed course Quality Management and Engineering, 7,5 credits or Project Management and Methods, 7,5 credits (or the equivalent).
Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: TAMK12
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterSpring 2023: Jan 16 - Mar 26
Rate of Study100%
ExaminerDenis A. Coelho
Course coordinatorDenis A. Coelho
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students18750kr