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2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jan 26, 2022
 
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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IE 2303 - WORK DESIGN


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to learn and use standard industrial tools commonly used in analyzing, troubleshooting, and designing work spaces and work processes. It includes the concepts of cost effectiveness, functional effectiveness, human interface design and characterization, analysis and improvement of productivity. These tools and design methodologies include human information processing, basic auditory and visual displays, cost models, facility layout and network transportation and delivery systems, cognitive engineering, anthropometry and musculoskeletal principles, cumulative trauma disorders, work measurement and time and motion analysis. Students taking this course should be familiar with basic engineering economics.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PROG: Swanson School of Engineering; PLAN: Industrial Engineering (IE-MIE, IE-PHD)


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