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IME 319. Human Factors Engineering. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: PSY 201 or PSY 202, and junior standing.

Analysis of factors influencing the efficiency of human work. Data on the physical and mental capacities of persons, the physical environment, work organization, and the problem of aging. Design of machines, operations, human computer interface and work environment to match human capacities and limitations, including the handicapped. Multidisciplinary team project. 3 lectures.