Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MSc & final year BEng, MEng & BSc students in Dept M3. MSc Human Factors, MSc Human Computer Interaction. CDT Horizon PhD students. MEng/BEng PDM, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Civil Engineering, Architecture & Built Environment. NOTE: Erasmus/Socrates/Visiting students MUST take any relevant examinations for this module in Nottingham at the appropriate time with all other students in the cohort. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Prerequisites: Undergraduate students from M3 taking this module should have a basic knowledge of professional skills from modules such as MM1PRO or equivalent.
Summary of Content:
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||11 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||100||2 hour examination.|
Professor S Sharples
Education Aims: To provide students with a thorough understanding of cognitive ergonomics and the way in which the consideration of cognitive ergonomics can impact on human performance in the workplace. A good understanding of the way in which individuals process, interpret, understand and communicate information can ensure that control devices, products, working conditions and systems are properly designed and implemented.
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
Offering School: Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
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