User-oriented Design (ILV)


Course lecturer:

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. (FH)

 Robert Ragogna
Specialization AreaKonstruktiver Maschinenbau
Course numberB2.06061.51.230
Course codeBGG
Semester of degree program Semester 5
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction German

The students are able to develop an understanding of the role of people in work systems and are motivated to consciously design human centered work systems. They know the most relevant components of human performance for the design of work systems and products. They have the ability for ergonomic evaluation of work situations and human-oriented design of work equipment, workplaces and work processes in their basics.

History, subject and definition of user-oriented design (ergonomics), work system design, goals and evaluation

Workplace design - sizing of action points,

Safety fair labor resources and workplace dimensions

The ergonomic design of the exchange of information:


The ergonomic design of the information sharing: indicators

The ergonomic design of information exchange: compatibility

Exercise Topics:

* Significant design of action points (examples)

* safety-relevant work equipment and workplaces dimensions (examples)

* the ergonomic design of the hand side (examples)

* example of driver-vehicle interaction (SILAB etc.)

* available time: current project issues, consultation, exam preparation

Hoenow, Meißner: Entwerfen und Gestalten im Maschinenbau, Hanser

Schmidt, Schlick, Grosche: Ergonomie und Mensch-Maschine-Systeme

Lange, Windel: Kleine ergonomische Datensammlung

Heufler: Design Basics: Von der Idee zum Produkt