Product and Anthropometrics

Course Code :1004FOWPOW
Study domain:Product Development
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:72
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Guido De Bruyne
Wim Maes
Erik Haring
Muriel De Boeck

3. Course contents *


1. The molecular organizational level
2. The cell structure and function
3. The tissue level
4. The skin layer
5. The bone system
6. The muscular system
7. The nervous system
8. The general and special senses
9. The cardiovascular system: blood
10. The cardiovascular system: the heart
11. The cardiovascular system: blood vessels and circulatory system
12. The respiratory system


1. Static anthropometry.
2. Dynamic anthropometry
3. Visualization of vision cones, reach ranges and comfort zones.
3. Criteria for designing hand tools.

Weight theory within the course: 50%
Weighted practice within the course: 50%