F09Sess1 6s - IE/PSY 577 Session 1 Human Factors in...

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1 1 Human Factors in Engineering Robert Proctor 2 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 Office: PSYC 3150 Phone: (765) 494 - 0784 E-Mail Address: proctor@psych.purdue.edu Office Hours: MWF 8-9 a.m. By appointment 3 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 Teaching Assistants: Liang (Leon) Zeng GRIS 130 765 494 0056 Hours: Th 3:00-5:00pm; F 8:30-10:30 am On Campus Only Dongbin (Tobin) Cho PSYC 3113 Hours: TuTh 10am-12noon Zhuangzhuang (Johanna) Xi PRCE 385F Hours: MW 3:30-4:30pm 4 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 Course E-mail address: 577ta@psych.purdue.edu Course Web site: http://www.itap.purdue.edu/tlt/ecourses/ –Click on Blackboard Vista –Enter CAREER account username and password 5 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 Course Description The course provides a survey of Human Factors and Ergonomics with particular reference to human functions in human-machine systems. We consider basic human capabilities and the ways that these capabilities are taken into account in the design of human-machine systems and work environments. 6 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 The objective of the course is for you to learn: • the principles, assumptions, and methods on which the discipline of Human Factors is based • the systems approach and its implications for human factors • types of human error and the factors that influence their likelihood
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2 7 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 The objective of the course is for you to learn: • facts and theories regarding human perception, cognition, and action and their implications for design • physical and environmental factors that need to be taken into account when designing for human use 8 IE/PSY 577 Session 1 The objective of the course is for you to learn: • specific methods, such as mental workload analysis for evaluating alternative designs
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