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Course Description

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of ergonomics emphasizing applications to product design and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. The focus includes anthropometry, workplace design, and biomechanical and other human factors. It also covers physical and cognitive principles relevant to human performance and well-being that are reflected in workspace, interface and task design including controls and displays and manual materials handling. Ergonomic assessment methodologies will be used to assess design features and possible musculoskeletal problems.

Notes

Note: Registered certificate program students without the course prerequisites may apply for consideration to enrol in this course without the required prerequisites. Contact ce@ryerson.ca for more information.

 

 

 

 

Requisites

Prerequisites: (ENH 220 and CPCS 106) or in OC006

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Class Number
1657
Type
LEC
Dates
May 04, 2020 to Jul 25, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $581.93 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information