Ergonomics for Designers

Course objectives (competences):
Training of the students for methods and principals of ergonomics and anthropometry and their
application in product design; design of safe and comfortable products in accordance to the user
Course content:
Introduction to ergonomics and anthropometry. Application of anthropometry in ergonomics.
Body postures; ergonomics of seating; ergonomics in design of manual devices; ergonomics of
spaces and interiors. Ergonomics for special target groups. Ergonomics in product design.
Ergonomics in vehicle design. Application of virtual mannequins