Ergonomics - IDES2201

Faculty: Built Environment

School: Industrial Design Program

Course Outline: Built Environment

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course introduces the physiological and psychological aspects of ergonomics/ human factors and their application to product use, work, environment effects and human/machine interface. The course aims to equip students to investigate human-use implications of their design activities with regard to issues such as usability, comfort, efficiency and safety. Project work and workshops will focus on human factors/ ergonomics principles and research methods and their application in Industrial Design and product development.
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