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Work-Human-Technology 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The 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.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completed course Quality Management and Engineering, 7,5 credits

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: TAMK19
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 - Oct 20
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Denis A. Coelho
Course coordinator
Denis A. Coelho
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
16253kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T9253

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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