Course Description for Human Factors and Ergonomics
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Prerequisite: EXP 3604, PSY 3213, and PSY 3213L
Description: This course will review principles of human factors/ergonomics design with an emphasis on ergonomic methods and evaluation techniques on modern product. The course covers user-friendly design, human information processing, display and control design, fundamentals of biomechanics and anthropometrics, musculoskeletal injuries (including cumulative trauma disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome), and workload assessment.