OA4407 Human Anthropometry-and Biomechanics

This course will cover current techniques for combining anthropometric and biomechanical data to model the relationships among people, tasks, equipment, and the workplace. The historical development of anthropometric databases and human engineering models will be reviewed and current techniques and multivariate models will be introduced. Both military and commercial guidelines for ergonomic design will be covered and emphasis will be given to software tools for 3-D modeling, visualization and workstation design. Prerequisites: None.

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

1

Quarter Offered

  • As Required