Work Study & Ergonomics

Study program: Mechanical engineering
Type and level of studies: Master studies
Course unit: pdfWork Study & Ergonomics
Course code: MS13220
Teacher in charge: pdfProf. Dr Milan Kolarević
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: Statistics and probability
Semester: Autumn
Course unit objective:
Introduction to basic settings Studies of work and time analysis, analysis of loss of times, procedures to simplify the process of labor and industrial ergonomics.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Mastering the methods and techniques for determining the time of making the recording and methods of standard elements of the work, methods for analyzing and quantifying the losses and methods of simplifying the work.
Course unit contents
Theoretical classes
  • Productivity, work study and the human factor
  • Motion and time study design and measurement of work
  • Analysis of the time losses
  • Simplification of work
  • Industrial Ergonomics
Practical classes
Exercise, Other modes of teaching, Study research work
G.Kanawaty, Introduction to Work Study, International Labor Office Geneva, 1992
D.Alexander, R.A.Rabourn,  Applied Ergonomics, Taylor&Francis, 2001.
N.Gkikas, Automotive Ergonomics,  Taylor&Francis, 2012.