Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Ergonomics CLS320 6 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Prof. HALE SÜTCÜ
Instructors Prelector AKİF EMİROĞLU, Prof. HALE SÜTCÜ
Goals Efficiency, to emphasize the importance of the human factor to health and safety.
Contents Sub-structure of the human musculoskeletal system, nervous system, people's energy requirement, applied anthropometry, workplace, environment and lighting, temperature and climatic effects of human-machine systems, systems evaluation, the aging of the workforce, quality control, human factors, business kazalatı, human factors and psycho-sociological approach.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Productivity, understand the importance of the human factor to health and safety.
2 temperature, lighting, noise as well as to analyze the impact on human work factors.
3 Examining the human-machine relationship and the environment, people can work very underlines the importance of a healthy and productive environment.
4 Exposes the fundamental laws of Man-Machine and Environmental compliance.
5 Students in relation to the human-machine and the environment gives the option of a multi-disciplinary research and development.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods specific and practical lectures, homework, research
Assessment Methods Mid-term and final exams, homework

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The concept of ergonomics, ergonomics, history, the human body
2 Motion system handles the force, the nervous system, special sense organs
3 People's energy requirement, applied anthropometry
4 Workplace environment and climate effects, lighting and health problems
5 Human-machine systems
6 System evaluation, the aging of the workforce
7 Quality control of the human factor
8 Mid-term exam
9 Daily activity of the human body and night work
10 fatigue
11 Work-related accidents and human
12 psycho-sociological approach to the human factor.
13 ergonomic assessments
14 Quality of life and ergonomics

Textbook ERKAN Necmettin, Ergonomi, M.P.M Yayınları, Ankara, 2012
Additional Resources

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have advanced knowledge in the field of working life x
2 Information in the field of working life has the ability to transfer employees and colleagues. x
3 The decision on the application and the behavior of his working life to interpret the information acquired through the use of the data, to analyze, to bring the has the ability to define problems and solutions. x
4 Do research and work on issues related to working life. x
5 The project meets the objectives of the Project Coordinator or the participant takes responsibility. x
6 Organization / Institution determines the objectives. x
7 Employee-employer relations, critically evaluates the acquired knowledge and skills. x
8 Indicates that the comprehension of the need for continuity of learning x
9 The level of knowledge and skills related to the field of Labor Economics thoughts and pass the written and oral proposals concerned. x
10 Effective stake holders in the field of professional communication. x
11 Working relationships required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level at least with computer software uses information and communication technologies. x
12 At least one foreign language knowledge in the field using the European Language Portfolio B1 General level monitors and communicates with colleagues. x
13 Employee-employer relations, the organization / institution, business, and act in accordance with social ethics. x
14 Analyze and executes effective working relationships within the organization. x
15 Has the ability to be able to encourage innovations in working life. x
16 Working relationships to the organization / institution for the critical thinker. x
17 Social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety issues are conscious. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Work Load (h) 138
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.6
ECTS Credit of the Course 5