lecture 11 - Engineering Design ENGR 13x2 13x2 November 16,...

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Engineering Design NGR 13x2 ENGR 13x2 November 16, 2011
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rain teaser Brain teaser onsider the llowing states Maine Vermont Consider the following states: Maine, Vermont, New York, Iowa, Florida, Texas, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. What is it about the names of these states that make them different from the other states in the USA? (Hint: Mississippi and Alabama definitely do not belong on this list of states.) www.cartalk.com
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uman Factors in Design Human Factors in Design Human factors are critical in design Good product design just “feels right” Bad product design is confusing, frustrating, and sometimes painful Ergonomics Cognition Some examples
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rgonomics Ergonomics The science of how the body interacts with machines Focuses on the size, weight, and placement of control devices that interact with the human body
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actors to consider in design Factors to consider in design Anthropometric data Statistics on arm length, joint location, gait, height of eyes above a desk, etc. Impacts the design of everything from
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course ENGR 1332 taught by Professor Nazemetz during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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