MBE3024 - Ergonomics in Workplace Design

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
MEEM3024 or SEEM3024
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The aims of the course are to provide students with an overview of various basic ergonomic factors in a workplace and/or working environment, and to develop an understanding of related ergonomic principles fundamental to the workplace and environmental analysis and design like industrial noise, thermal stress, industrial lighting, anthropometry, and biomechanics problems. Students will be able to identify the critical ergonomic factors in a work system, and apply the related principles to design a better workplace and working environment.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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