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Human Factors in Product Realization 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course provides knowledge and insights about how products and industrial systems can be designed to make effective use of human natural strengths and limitations and result in usability, efficiency and endurance. This also includes in-depth knowledge of the interaction and interplay between humans and products, humans at work and the influence of the surrounding technology and organization.

The course includes the following elements:
- Human abilities in product and work design: physiology, physical aspects, workload, cognition
- Anthropometry and product design
- Design of system interface human – technology
- Automation – allocation of functions human – technology
- Sociotechnical systems: theoretical foundations, system models and applications
- Work organization, the psychosocial work environment and the impact of different work organizational solutions
- Social sustainability and worker motivation and engagement
- Swedish and international work environment legislation: the act, the provisions and the system supervision


General entry requirements and completed courses 60 credits in first cycle including Sustainable Product Realization, 7,5 credits, Integrated product and Production Development, 7,5 credits and Industrial Production Systems, 7,5 credits

Level of Education: Undergraduate G2F
Course code/Ladok code: TPEN11
The course is conducted at: School of EngineeringLast modified 2020-12-02 07:44:50