340-0364/01 – Ergonomy I (ERI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Production Machines and DesignCredits5
Subject guarantorMgA. Petr NeničkaSubject version guarantorMgA. Petr Nenička
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
NEN01 MgA. Petr Nenička
PLH30 Dr.Ing. Anna Plchová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is to get acquainted with the basic requirements for the human environment in the work and outside work area in terms of ergonomics and safety of work.

Teaching methods



Basic information for subject study, human - machine relationship, quality the working environment, its assessment in terms of hygiene standards (physical, sensory and mental parameters of man, dimensional working solution places, links to technical aesthetics, design of the working environment in terms of lighting, noise, vibration, color solution, safety and hygiene).

Compulsory literature:


Recommended literature:


Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Programs, tests



Další požadavky na studenta

Active participation in exercises, work with information sources.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Ergonomics, ergatics. Physical parameters of man, anthropometric data according to European surveys. Sensory and mental parameters of human, reliability of human factor. Workspace dimensions in standing and sitting. Drivers and communicators, their size and location in the field of view. Work tools and tools in terms of ergonomics, optimization of dimensions and shapes. Ergonomics of the environment, workplace lighting, noise and vibration allowances. The importance of the color solution of the workplace, safety colors. Safety and hygiene work. Normalization of human work.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  16
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering (2302R010) Design of Machines and Equipment (60) Industrial Design P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering (S04) Machine Design P Czech Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering (S06) Industrial Design P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2341) Engineering (2302R010) Design of Machines and Equipment (60) Industrial Design P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2341) Engineering (2302R010) Design of Machines and Equipment (60) Industrial Design P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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