The Catholic University of America

CMGT 561 Engineering Ergonomics


A systematic design approach to the human-task-environmental system to increase productivity and decrease risk of injury and system failure. The course focuses on identifying ergonomic problems and developing design solutions to address those problems. Topics include anthropometry, work design, manual materials handling, cumulative trauma disorders, information processing, and designing for unique populations.


Summer 2012
Applied Occupational Ergonomics: A Textbook
, Fernandez, JE, and Marley RJ, International Journal of Industrial Engineering Press, 2nd Edition. ISBN 9780-9654506-4-5