|Title||ERGONOMIC DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (GIGA) [ Syllabus ]
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|#01||2019/04/11 What is Ergonomics?|
What is Ergonomics?
Brief history, Definition and importance of ergonomics, Type of
problem/mismatch found in every day activity, product or service.
Report: Find your optimal product, or criticize a product. Students
has to pick up a product or service or even a building and find the
advantages and disadvantages in the design. Personal impression is
|#02||2019/04/18 Design Thinking|
Design process and what should we do in every stage of the process.
|#03||2019/04/25 【非公開】Practical Session 1 |
|#04||2019/05/09 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
Report: Make an Anthropometric data base. Students can measure or use
available data and observe the differences between genders, and
nations. Then learn how to compare them, and how to use the data in
designing a product or a service.
Anatomical and Mechanical Structure of human body, anthropometry, and
|#05||2019/05/16 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
|#06||2019/05/23 【非公開】Practical Session 2 |
|#07||2019/05/30 Work place Design. Ergonomic Factors|
Work place Design. Ergonomic Factors
Work place Design. Ergonomic Factors 2
General workplace layout, Dimensions, General Ergonomic principles of
Laboratory, Microscope workstation, floors, Ramps and stairs,
Computer workstation, Visual work dimensions, and How to apply
Kinds of Ergonomic Factors at work, MSDs, risk factors, and
Report: Generate requirements for a system or a product.
Much care has to be given to Functional features and Non-functional
|#08||2019/06/06 User-Centered design|
UCD methodology, Key aspects of UCD design and Iterative design cycle.
|#09||2019/06/13 【非公開】Practical Session 3 |
|#10||2019/06/20 Basic Design Requirements. Usability & Website usability |
General design Requirements, Robust systems, Standardization, Human-
machine systems and interaction.
Definition, Importance, How to make a usable systems, home problems
in using website, and how to do website usability testing.
Report: Modify your computer workstation according to Ergonomics
|#11||2019/06/27 3D Printing technology and Ergonomics |
How to use 3D printing in evaluating ergonomic models.
Report: Find some usability problems in your favorite website.
|#12||2019/07/04 Ergonomics in Practice 1 |
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.
|#13||2019/07/11 Ergonomics in Practice 2 |
Students will start presenting the final project.
|#14||2019/07/18 Final Project Presentation |
Students will present their final project using PowerPoint.