NPTEL :: Mechanical Engineering - NOC:Applied Ergonomics
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Concepts covered in this lecture : Definition: it is a combination of two Greek word Ergonomics = Ergo + Nomos Ergo = Work Nomos = Laws Laws of work, Guidelines or principles of work It is a applied science which concerns with the human machine interaction while work is being performed. We will discuss in this lecture: 1- What is Ergonomics: Overview of Ergonomics Objective of Ergonomics Applications of Ergonomics FPJ & FJP 2-Subtopics in Ergonomics: Physical Ergonomics Cognitive Ergonomics Work Environment Research Methods Occupational Safety & Health


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