Objective of considering ergonomics in machine design - Basic Mechanical Engineering

Q.  The objective of considering ergonomics in machine design is to ____

1. decrease physical stresses
2. make user adapt to the machine
3. make machine fit for the user
4. improve appearance of the product  

- Published on 01 Sep 15

a. only 2
b. 3 and 4
c. 1 and 3
d. 1, 3 and 4

ANSWER: 1 and 3


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 06 Nov 15
    - Ergonomics: The scientific study of man-made machine-working environment relationship is called as ergonomics.

    - The problems arising from this relationship can be solved by the application of anatomical, physiological and psychological principles.

    The main objectives of ergonomics are:

    1) To make machine fit for user
    2) It reduces physical and mental stresses

    - The different factors considered in ergonomics are working environment, human anatomy and posture during machine use, man machine communication, etc.

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