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Ergonomics (6 points)


Leader: To be advised

Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit concerns the matching of products to the capabilities of the human body (Anthropometrics) and to the surroundings in which human beings live and work. There is particular reference to safety, usability specification and testing, and the commercial and legal aspects of product ergonomics.

Assessment: Practical exercises: 80%. Class tests: 20%

Contact Hours: 6 points + Semester two, Caulfield + 12 hours per week, including 1 hour lecture, 2 hours of tutorials and 9 hours independent study + Prerequisites: IDE2701 and OHS1000 + Core for BID

Prerequisites: IDE2701 and OHS1000

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