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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OSHE 5334 - Human Factors Engineering

Credit Hours: 3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0

Provides an analysis of the principles of human factors and ergonomics. The course covers human information processing, man-machine systems, information design, display and control design, static and dynamic anthropometrics and fundamentals of biomechanics, musculoskeletal injuries, including Cumulative Trauma Disorders such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, hand tool design, back injuries, vibrations, shift work, biological rhythms and workload assessment. Emphasis is placed on ergonomic methods and techniques to assess the design of modern work environments.