Ergonomics for beginners: Industrial design

Ergonomics for beginners: Industrial design
Ergonomics for beginners: Industrial design perspective by Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti, Department of Design, IIT Guwahati.For more details on NPTEL visit
Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction
Mod-01 Lec-02 Design today - human aid to lifestyle
Mod-02 Lec-03 Journey, fitting task to man
Mod-02 Lec-04 Domain, philosophy and objective
Mod-02 Lec-05 Mutual task comfort: two way dialogue, communication model
Mod-02 Lec-06 Ergonomics/ human factors fundamentals
Mod-02 Lec-07 Physiology, (work physiology) and stress
Mod-03 Lec-08 Human body - structure and function, anthropometrics
Mod-03 Lec-09 Anthropometry: body growth and somatotypes
Mod-03 Lec-10 Static and synamic anthropometry: standing
Mod-03 Lec-11 Anthropometry landmark: sitting postures
Mod-03 Lec-12 Anthropometry : squatting and cross-legged postures
Mod-03 Lec-13 Measuring techniques
Mod-03 Lec-14 Statistical treatment of data and percentile calculations
Mod-04 Lec-15 Human body-structure and function
Mod-04 Lec-16 Posture and job relation
Mod-04 Lec-17 Posture and body supportive devices
Mod-04 Lec-18 Chair characteristics
Mod-04 Lec-19 Vertical work surface
Mod-04 Lec-20 Horizontal work surface
Mod-04 Lec-21 Movement
Mod-04 Lec-22 Work Counter
Mod-05 Lec-23 Communication and cognitive issues
Mod-05 Lec-24 Psycho-social behaviour aspects, behavior and stereotype
Mod-05 Lec-25 Information processing and perception
Mod-05 Lec-26 Cognitive aspects and mental workload
Mod-05 Lec-27 Human error and risk perception
Mod-06 Lec-28 Visual performance
Mod-06 Lec-29 Visual displays
Mod-07 Lec-30 Environmental factors influencing
Mod-08 Lec-31 Ergonomics design methodology
Mod-08 Lec-32 Ergonomics criteria/check
Mod-08 Lec-33 Design process involving
Mod-08 Lec-34 Some checklist for task easiness
Mod-09 Lec-35 Occupational safety and stress at workplace
Mod-09 Lec-36 Workstation design
Mod-09 Lec-37 Furniture support
Mod-09 Lec-38 Vertical arm reach and relevant
Mod-09 Lec-39 Humanising design :Design and human compatibility, comfort and adaptability aspects