Courses Catalogue

Engineering Ergonomics And Work Design

COURSE CODE: MEC3213
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


To covey the definition, objective and scope of work study and ergonomics and its historical

background, Interrelationship between work study & ergonomics, role of work-study&

ergonomics in productivity improvement

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE:

To provide a basis for the understanding of the multiple design implications, considerations, and methodologies that can be followed when designing for humans.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  •     Explain the objectives and procedure of method analysis, Principles of motion economy and methodology of motion analysis.

LEARNING OUTCOME

  •    At the end of this course, the student should be able to:
  •   Describe the measurements of work