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ERGONOMIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (GIGA)

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TitleERGONOMIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (GIGA) [ Syllabus ]



Faculty Almansour, Ahmad
Term2018 Fall
Level Undergraduate


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#012018/04/12 What is Ergonomics?
- What is Ergonomics?
Brief history, Definition, and the importance of ergonomics, 
Type of problem/mismatch found in everyday activity, product
or service.
Report: Find your optimal product, or criticize a product. 
Students have to pick up a product or service or even 
a building and find the advantages and disadvantages 
in the design. The personal impression is enough.


#022018/04/19 Design Thinking
- Design Thinking
The design process and what should we do at every stage 
of the process.


#032018/04/26 【非公開】Practical session 1

#042018/05/01 How the body and mind work? The Ergonomics Knowledge base.
- The Ergonomics Knowledge base.
- How the body and mind work?
Energy requirements at work, mind information process 
and use of sensory capabilities.
Anatomical and Mechanical Structure of human body, 
anthropometry,and anthropometric data.
Report: Make an Anthropometric database. Students can 
measure or use available data and observe the differences 
between genders, and nations. 
Then learn how to compare between them, and how to use 
the data in designing a product or a service.


#052018/05/10 Thinking about people
- Thinking about people
Human capabilities in Learning, reasoning, and memory. 
Contexts of use and requirements generation and PACT Analysis
Report: Do a PACT Analysis for a project (system, product, or 
service).


#062018/05/17 【非公開】Practical Session 2

#072018/06/07 Ergonomic Risk Factors
- Ergonomic Risk Factors


#082018/06/14 User-Centered design
- User-Centered Design
UCD methodology, Key aspects of UCD design and Iterative 
design cycle.


#092018/06/21 【非公開】3D Printing technology and Ergonomics (Practical Session at Media Center)
How to use 3D printing in evaluating ergonomic models.
Report: Find some usability problems in your favorite website.

#102018/06/28 【非公開】3D Printing technology and Ergonomics (Practical Session at Media Center)
How to use 3D printing in evaluating ergonomic models.
Report: Find some usability problems in your favorite website.

#112018/07/05 Ergonomics in Practice 1
Some real ergonomic design examples.

Report: Final project. Students have to develop an ergonomic 
design using the techniques they learned. The design can be 
a product, a tool, a building, or a service. For those who 
chose to develop a product or a tool can use 3D printing 
techniques to make a prototype. 
Others can submit their design on papers using drawings.

#122018/07/12 Ergonomics in Practice 2
Some real ergonomic design examples.
Start Final Project Presentation.

#132018/07/19 Final Project Presentation
Students will present their final project using PowerPoint.


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