M.E. Production & Industrial Engineering:Work Study and Ergonomics

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

  • Master
  • Patiala

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Manufacturing Engineering
Advance Metrology
Operation Research and Simulation
Quality Engineering
Research Methodology

Second Semester

Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Production and Inventory Control
Industrial Automation
Facilities Planning and Design
Emerging Trends in Management of Manufacturing Systems

Third Semester

Thesis (starts)

Fourth Semester


Work Study and Ergonomics

Work System in Industry, Work content & its estimation. Concept of workscience. Review of Method Study and Work Measurement techniques, critical appraisal of Stop Watch Time Study and Work Sampling; Standard Data and , PMT Systems of work measurement, principles of work design, job analysis and job design, design of job incentive plans, ergonomics : scope and importance in industry. Authropometry, posture & body mechanics, contribution of ergonomics to work system design, man-machine system concept, types and modeling, types and ergonomic principles of design of displays, controls; human metabolism and energy expenditure in various activities. Environmental factors in design and work envelop, introduction to bio-mechanics. Computer applications in ergonomics solutions.

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