IE312: Introduction to Human Factors Engineering

This course provides students with a basic Human Factors (HF) knowledge base, HF terminology, basic methodologies and techniques, and selected analytical and engineering skills, so that they make full recognition of the ability and limitations of the human sensory-motor systems in order to enhance certain desirable values such as safety, job satisfaction, efficiency, well being. The course will help the student in understanding how to evaluate and optimize the relationship between human, machine and the socio-technical system.