Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. MAM070 overlap following cours/es: MAM095, MAM203, MAMA01, MAM095, MAM203 och MAMA01. Compulsory for: I3. Course coordinator: Professor Per Odenrick,, Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi. Assessment: Written exam and report on group work. The final grade is based on the combined results of the written exam and the group reports. Further information: Introductory lecture, problem based learning sessions, individual assignment and assessment of another student’s individual assignment are mandatory. Home page:

The aim of this course is for the student to acquire fundamental knowledge of work science. Upon course completion, the student should be able to evaluate how the work environment and the organisation of work affect the organisation/company from a management perspective.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

1. Analyse sound/noise, vibrations, illumination, thermal climate, chemical hazards and physical ergonomics with respect to:

2. Analyse how psychological and social aspects affect the working environment.

3. Analyse how Man and work are affected by concurrent factors.

4. Analyze various models for work organization and how these models determine and affect the working environment.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Bohgard M, (Eds.) Erickson M, Karlsson S, Lövsund P, Odenrick P. (2005) Arbet Människa Teknik. Prevent. Material retrieved in PBL exercises.