Course: Ergonomics for design

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Course title Ergonomics for design
Course code KTO/EED
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Pokorná Václava, Ing.
  • Bícová Kateřina, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Ergonomics - independent field of study. History and current development 2. System human-technlogy-environment 3. Work load and its limits for human during work 4. Ergonomic requierements for the work with visual display equipment 5. Technic of the environment - noise, light, radiation 6. Technic of the environment - climatic conditions, colour solutions 7. The psychological load 8. The day organization, organization of breaks, system of organization of the continuous work 9. Tools of the ergonomic simulation - presentation of work in the software Delmie 10. Chronological sequence of the ergonomic analysis 11. Work with checklists, presentation of case studies 12. Presentation of solution of the optamization of work in engeneering - presentation videos 13. Presentation of the new designer´s projects in the relationship with ergonomy of the products of everyday use

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Lecture with visual aids
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Basic knowledge of human fyziology
rozpoznat rizikové faktory při práci
pochopit základní principy BOZP
professional skills
analyzovat pracovní činnosti s ohledem na zdraví člověka
popsat dané pracoviště s ohledem na viditelná rizika při práci
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
comply with the limits from the point of view of human in the work process, regarding comfortable conditions in working place.
z oblasti ergonomického projektování pracoviště
professional skills
základních aplikací ergonomických analýz a jejich hodnocení
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture with visual aids
Lecture with practical applications
general eligibility
Lecture
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
professional skills
Seminar work
general eligibility
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Dlouhá, B., a kolektiv. Prevence v pracovním lékařství. Praha : GEOPRINT, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7071-315-.
  • Gilbertová, Sylva; Matoušek, Oldřich. Ergonomie : optimalizace lidské činnosti. null. Praha : Grada, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0226-6.
  • Glivický, Vladimír. Úvod do ergonomie. Praha : Práce, 1975.
  • Král, M. Ergonomie a její využití v technické praxi II.. 1. vyd. Ostrava: VAVA, 1998.
  • Malý, Stanislav., Král, Miroslav., Hanáková, Eva. ABC Ergonomi. VÚBP, v.v.i., Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7431-027-0.
  • Marek, Jan., Skřehot, Petr. Základy aplikované ergonomi. VÚBP, v.v.i, Praha, 2009. ISBN 978-80-86973-58-6.
  • Salvendy, Gavriel. Handbook of human factors and ergonomics. 3rd ed. Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006. ISBN 0-471-44917-2.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Design, specialization Product Design (3) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 3 Summer
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Design, specialization Furniture and Interior Design (4) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Design, specialization Industrial Design (4) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 3 Summer