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Industrial Engineering (I E)

I E 327 Introduction to Work Design (3) Job analysis, cognitive and physical considerations in design of work, work measurement.

I E 327 Introduction to Work Design (3)

Introduction to Work Design is a first level junior course required for all the baccalaureate students in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. It will be offered in fall and spring semesters. It exposes students to the basic introductory tools required for analyzing and designing both the job and the worksite in a cost-effective manner, as well as measuring the resulting output. These tools include human information processing, basic auditory and visual displays, anthropometry and musculoskeletal principles, cumulative trauma disorders, work measurement and stopwatch time study.

Students taking this course should be familiar with the basic concepts of cost.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATH 141 Prerequisite or concurrent:E MCH 211 orE MCH 210

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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