Module 4: Ergonomic aspects of the IT design of human-machine interfaces

Time requirement: approx. 85 minutes (three sections of 40 minutes, 30 minutes and 15 minutes)
Last update 2017

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Module 4 - Ergonomic aspects of the IT design of human-machine interfaces 

Learning objectives

The students become familar with:

  • Introduction to important terminology and definitions
  • -Understanding of methodical steps in the general and fine analysis of control actuators
  • Knowledge of requirements for and characteristics of coarse and fine-motor control actuators
  • Familiarity with ergonomic design principles for user interaction with displays
  • Insights into selection, design, location and marking (sensory channel to be addressed, encoding of information for various signal types) of displays
  • Knowledge of the design of visual displays (requirements for recogniz-ability, identification and interpretation)
  • Knowledge of characteristics and design of analogue and digital displays
  • - Knowledge of the applicability of analogue and digital displays
  • Knowledge of the benefits and drawbacks of analogue and digital dis-plays
  • Knowledge of the primary content of important standards

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