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Ergonomics and Kinesiology


Study of human factors as they relate to design. Advanced study of ergonomic and kinesiologic principles, including anthropometry, size variations in individuals and groups, reach, hand articulation, human movement, seating, posture, nerves and circulation, sight parameters, thresholds of hearing vibration, and psychometrics. Overview of end-user psychology and the relationship of design interfaces to physical, semantic, and cultural constraints. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): BID110.

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