University Of Limerick

Ergonomics

MF4768

Iowa State Course Substitution

M E Technical Elective

M E

Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
3.5
Semester:
Country:
Ireland
Language:
English
Course Description:
Ergonomics approach. Muscular stress: energy liberation, circulatory system, physical work ability (VO2), muscle contractions. Work activity: measuring energy cost, Pimental and Pandolf equations, manual materials handling, NIOSH guidelines. Information exchange: information theory, info processing, visual characteristics of H.O., controls and console design. Postures: anthropometry, static work, posture description, posture improvement, cumulative trauma disorders. Hand tools: design, problems, vibration white finger. Systems environment: heat accumulation, Givoni and Goldman equations, lighting terms and requirements, noise effects and countermeasures. Systems safety: Applicable Acts, systems view of accidents, error cause removal, hazard analysis, hazard reduction.

Review

Evaluation Date:
September 9, 2014
Evaluated:
Christian Schwartz
Comments: