Ergonomics for beginners Industrial design

IIT Guwahati Course , Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

150 students enrolled

Overview

Contents:
Introducing Ergonomics, Welcome and content details - Discipline approach: Ergonomics/ Human factors - Human physical dimension concern - Posture and movement - Behaviour and perception - Visual Issues - Environments Factors - Ergonomic design process - Performance support and design intervention - Design Ergonomics in India: scope for exploration

Introducing Ergonomics, Welcome and content details : Welcome and content details: Syllabus,Design today- Human aid to lifestyle
Discipline approach: Ergonomics/ Human factors : Journey, Fitting task to man their contractual structure,Domain, Philosophy and Objective ,Mutual task comfort: two way dialogue, communication model,Ergonomics/ human Factors fundamentals,Physiology (work physiology) and stress

Human physical dimension concern : Human body- structure and function, anthropometrics,Anthropometry: body growth and somatotypes,Static and dynamic anthropometry, Stand Posture- erect,Anthropometry landmark: Sitting postures,Anthropometry: squatting and cross-legged postures,Anthropometric measuring techniques,Statistical treatment of data and percentile calculations

Posture and movement : Human body- structure and function,Posture and job relation,Posture and body supportive devices,Chair characteristics,Vertical work surface,Horizontal work surface,Movement,Work Counter
Behaviour and perception : Communication and cognitive issues,Psycho-social behaviour aspects, behaviour and stereotype,Information processing and perception,Cognitive aspects and mental workload,Human error and risk perception

Visual Issues : Visual performance,Visual displays
Environments Factors : Environmental factors influencing human performance
Ergonomic design process : Ergonomics design methodology,Ergonomics criteria/check while designing,Design process involving ergonomics check,Some checklists for task easiness

Performance support and design intervention : Occupational safety and stress at workplace in view to reduce the potential fatigue, errors, discomforts and unsafe acts,Workstation design,Furniture support,Vertical arm reach and design application possibility,Humanising design: Design and human compatibility, comfort and
adaptability aspects
Design Ergonomics in India: scope for exploration : Concluding session: Design Ergonomics in India: scope for exploration

Lecture 1: Introduction

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        Ergonomics for beginners Industrial design perspective by Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti, Department of Design, IIT Guwahati.For more details on NPTEL visit httpnptel.iitm.ac.in

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