RGPV / RGTU B.E. IP, 4th (IV) Semester syllabus IP-404 Work Study and Ergonomics Revised syllabus Industrial and Production Engineering(IP)
B.E. (IP) Industrial and Production Engineering FOURTH IV SEMESTER
IP 404 Work Study and Ergonomics syllabus
Revised Syllabus and Scheme of Examination Effective from July 2007
Unit 2 Work measurement: Introduction & definition, objectives and basic procedure of work measurement; application of work measurement in industries; time study: basic procedure, equipments needed, methods of measuring time, selection of jobs, breaking a job into elements; numbers of cycles to be timed; rating and methods of rating, allowances, calculation of standard time. Work sampling: Basic procedure, design of work sampling study conducting work sampling study and establishment of standard-time.
Unit 3 Job evaluation and incentive schemes: Starlight line, Tailor, Merrick and Gantt incentive plans Standard data system; elemental and non-elemental predetermined motion systems, work factors system; Methods Time Measurement (MTM), MOST
Unit 4 Human factor engineering: Definition and history of development of human factors engineering, types & characteristics of man-machine-system, relative capabilities of human being and machines; development and use of human factor data; information input and processing: Introduction to information theory; factors effecting information reception and processing; coding and selecting of sensory inputs.
Unit 5 Display systems and anthropometric data: Display- types of visual display, visual indicators and warning signals; factorial and graphic display; general principles of auditory and tactral display, characteristics and selection.
1. ILO; work-study; International Labour Organization
2. Barrnes RM; Motion and Time Study…; Wiley pub
3. Currie RM; Work study; BIM publications
4. Megaw ED; Contenmprory ergonomics; Taylor & fracis
5. Mynard; Hand book of Industrial Engg;
List of experiments (expandable)
1. Time study of bulb-holder assembly
2. Preparation of two handed process chart
3. Stop watch study
4. Determination of time by MTM