Design of engineering systems, machines, consumer goods, etc. which accommodate the characteristics of human users, operators and maintainers. Methods for obtaining data about human performance, preferences, tolerances, and group behavior needed in engineering design problems. Case methods used with comprehensive readings in the literature. Student projects relating to human factors in design. Prerequisites: one previous course in human factors and consent of instructor. Part of the Isenberg Undergraduate Certificate in Meeting and Event Management online.
Human Factors Design Engineering
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Monday, June 5, 2017 to Monday, September 18, 2017