Course
code IM523E
credit_hours 3
title Human Factors Engineering and Design
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prequisites IM422
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Describtion/Outcomes The human characteristic (capabilities, limitations, motivations and desires) in order to adapt a human made environment to the people involved. This knowledge may affect complex technical systems workstations, or the tools used at work.
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objectives The objective of the course is to introduce the student to know how adept human characteristics with work tasks, equipment, workstation and environmental stress.
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ref. books Wickens, Lee, Liu, and Gordon-Becker, "Introduction to Human Factors Engineering ", Prentice Hall.
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textbook
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Course Content
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1 Introduction Introduction to define the human factors engineering (Ergonomics) Anatomy and Mechanics of the human body Anthropometric statistics Human biomechanics The skeletal system 7th Week Exam Posture Controls 12th Week Exam Environmental factors Environmental factors General revision Movement Information and operation Final Exam.
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