SE1041 - Ergonomics

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills related to the human-machine and human-environment interfaces in the workplace from a design perspective, such that the workplace can be as safe, efficient and comfortable, as possible.  The student will consider aspects of engineering, mechanics, motion, light, sound, physiology, psychology, biomechanics, and anthropometrics to ensure that the demands of operating a system do not exceed the capabilities of the user, in terms of individual well-being or system effectiveness.  It will also include the application of specific CSA standards and provincial legislation and guidelines.

This course is offered in the following programs: