IE2150



Human Factors Engineering

This course introduces concepts in human factors engineering and ergonomics. The topics that will be covered include: Human factors and systems; Human factors research methodologies; Information input and processing; Visual and auditory displays; Human output and control; Motor skills and hand tools; Anthropometry and workplace design; Environmental conditions of illumination, and Climate and noise. The objectives are to provide students with a broad overview of the application areas and an appreciation of the need for human factors engineers.

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