Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ergonomics İMM 604 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET RIZA ADALI
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Course Objective

• To introduce students to the analysis of business and environmental conditions
• To develop the ability to analyze the business environment
• To teach the basics of ergonomics

Course Content

General introduction, ergonomics and introduction to human factors Advanced Physical ergonomics: Business psychology and anthropometry, conceptual ergonomics, physical work environment, occupational safety and health, work motivation and work of social organization, body rhythms, ergonomic models, controls and indicators

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Present basic ergonomics to colleagues Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
2 compare the human machine systems and examine their control efficiencies under various physical work environments Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
3 calculate metabolic rate, energy expenditure and body mass index Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
4 evaluate attention resources in working area Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
5 analyse the relation between noise factors and levels, and how to control noise Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of ergonomics
2 Discussion of ergonomics and human factors
3 Physical ergonomics: Work psychology and antropometry terms
4 Definiton of cognitive ergonomics
5 Physical work environment
6 Occupational safety and health
7 Mid-term exam
8 Body rhythms
9 Body rhythms
10 Ergonomic models
11 Ergonomic models
12 Comparison of controls and displays
13 Controls and displays applications
14 General evaluation and conclusion
Course Notes <p>Prof. Dr. Fehim FINDIK-Lecture Notes</p>
Course Resources

1. Mikell Groover; Work systems and the Methods, Measurement, and Management of Work; Pearson London 2007.
2. CD Wickens, J Lee, Y Liu, SG Becker; An introduction to human factor engineering, 2nd edition, Pierson, 2004,
3. K Kroemer, H Kroemer; Ergonomics, Pearson, New Jersey, 2001.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Manufacturing Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 Ability to consolidate Manufacturing Engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
3 Gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to Manufacturing Engineering
4 Ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
5 Analytical modeling and experimental design based on research and application capabilities; the ability to analyze and interpret complex situations in this process
6 Awareness of the new and developing practices of the profession; the ability to examine and learn when necessary
7 Design and apply theoretical, experimental and model-based research; analyze and solve complicated problems in this process
8 Develop new and / or original ideas and methods; design complex systems or processes and develop innovative / alternative solutions in their designs.
9 The ability to transcribe the processes and outcomes of their work in a systematic and explicit way, either in writing or verbally, in the national and international contexts,
10 Considers social, scientific and ethical values in the collection, interpretation, announcement of data and in all professional activities.
11 To be able to develop strategy, policy and implementation plans on issues related to manufacturing engineering and to be able to evaluate the results obtained within the framework of quality processes
12 Students are aware of the social, environmental, health, safety, legal aspects of project management and business practices and limitations on their engineering applications.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 2 15 30
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 160
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.4
dersAKTSKredisi 6