IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabusErgonomics in Engineering Design
Ergonomics in Engineering Design
Introduction: Ergonomic principles and fundamentals. Man machine systems.
Anthropometry: Physiological requirements. Engineering anthropometry.
Ergonomic Design: Performance and energy cost of different modes and
postures of operation of handles, levers, knobs, gadgets, etc. Ergonomic
design of system, equipment, devices and tools.
Work Environment: Workplace design and layout of working environment.
Vibration and Noise: Effect of machine vibration, noise, thermal stresses on
overall system performance.
Standardization and Safety: Ergonomic standardization and assessment of
product quality, measures for operator safety and comfort.
Modeling and Simulation for Agricultural Water