Ergonomics for beginners: Industrial design perspective


Lecture 1 - Introduction


Lecture 2 - Design today - human aid to lifestyle


Lecture 3 - Journey, fitting task to man


Lecture 4 - Domain, philosophy and objective


Lecture 5 - Mutual task comfort: two way dialogue, communication model


Lecture 6 - Ergonomics/ human factors fundamentals


Lecture 7 - Physiology, (work physiology) and stress


Lecture 8 - Human body - structure and function, anthropometrics


Lecture 9 - Anthropometry: body growth and somatotypes


Lecture 10 - Static and synamic anthropometry: standing


Lecture 11 - Anthropometry landmark: sitting postures


Lecture 12 - Anthropometry : squatting and cross-legged postures


Lecture 13 - Measuring techniques


Lecture 14 - Statistical treatment of data and


Lecture 15 - Human body-structure and function


Lecture 16 - Posture and job relation


Lecture 17 - Posture and body supportive devices


Lecture 18 - Chair characteristics


Lecture 19 - Vertical work surface


Lecture 20 - Horizontal work surface


Lecture 21 - Movement


Lecture 22 - Work Counter


Lecture 23 - Communication and cognitive issues


Lecture 24 - Psycho-social behaviour aspects,


Lecture 25 - Information processing and perception


Lecture 26 - Cognitive aspects and mental workload


Lecture 27 - Human error and risk perception


Lecture 28 - Visual performance


Lecture 29 - Visual displays


Lecture 30 - Environmental factors influencing


Lecture 31 - Ergonomics design methodology


Lecture 32 - Ergonomics criteria/check


Lecture 33 - Design process involving


Lecture 34 - Some checklist for task easiness


Lecture 35 - Occupational safety and stress at workplace


Lecture 36 - Workstation design


Lecture 37 - Furniture support


Lecture 38 - Vertical arm reach and relevant


Lecture 39 - Humanising design :Design and human compatibility, comfort and adaptability aspects


Lecture 40 - Scope for exploration