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Work-Human-Technology 9 Credits

Course Contents

The course provides knowledge and understanding of how industrial systems can be designed to best use human natural strengths and limitations and result in high performance and sustainable production. This also implies a deeper knowledge of the interaction and interplay between humans at work and the surrounding technology and organization in industrial systems.

The course includes the following topics:
– Human capabilities for work and job design: physiological work load, physical work environment aspects, cognition, work, stress, shift work
– Socio-technical systems: theoretical foundations, systems, models and applications
– Workplace design and impact of complexity
– Design of system interfaces man - machine
– Workplace assessment
– Swedish health and safety legislation: framework, regulations and oversight

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completed course Operations Management 6 credits.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1F
Course code/Ladok code: TAMK14
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Jan 12
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
0
Course coordinator
Denis A. Coelho
Examiner
Denis A. Coelho
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
19503kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T9215

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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