Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. MAMA01 overlap following cours/es: MAM070, MAM095, MAM203, MAM070, MAM095, MAM203, MAM070, MAM095, MAM203, MAM070, MAM095 och MAM203. Compulsory for: C1. Course coordinator: Senior lecturer Fredrik Rassner,, Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi. Assessment: Written reports, written exam and group sessions. For a passing grade the student must pass all assessments and contribute actively to the group sessions. The final grade is based on the combined results of the individual, written exam and the group project (progress and report). Further information: The introductory lecture and the tutorials are mandatory. Home page:

The aim of the course is to introduce the students to the field of work science and to provide them with an overview of how human physical, perceptual and cognitive abilities affect human-machine interactions.

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 human-machine interactions are affected by concurrent factors.

3. Analyse how psychological and social aspects affect human-machine interactions.

4. Analyse various models for work organisation and how these models determine and affect human-machine interactions.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to discuss how the abilities and limitations (physical, perceptual and cognitive) of humans affect the human-machine interactions.

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to retrieve and assess knowledge of working science discriminatingly.


Bohgard M et al.: Arbete och teknik på människans villkor. Prevent, Stockholm, 2008.Pettersson G, Olsson G, Alaküla M. (1999) Teknisk rapportskrivning. Lund University, Dep. of Industrial Engineering and Automation.
Svenska språknämnden: Skrivregler (2000). Liber.
Additional recommendations:
Strömquist, S (2000) Skrivboken. Gleerups.
Complementary literature in accordance with needs for the project.