MBE3067 - Human Factors in Product Design

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Exclusive Courses:
MBE3023 or MEEM3023 or SEEM3023
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 human factors issues and problems in product design, and to develop an understanding of related human factors principles fundamental to the analysis of human product interface factors for capturing and sustaining consumer demand in a competitive market place. Students will be able to identify the critical human factors essentials in a product design process, and apply the related principles to design a user-centred product design of high usability.

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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