Monthly Archives: February 2012

Manual Handling – the next topic for the ergonomics modules

The pdf of the next full handout can be downloaded from here: manual_handling_assesment_11 Enjoy!  Mic

Posted in 1st Year, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts, Uncategorized

An Infographic Sculpture Shows Ocean Waves, Thousands Of Miles Away

Now all that is needed is a wave powered generator and you’ll turn art into power!  I wonder how many houses can be provided with electricity for from one installation?  Mic http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669126/an-infographic-sculpture-shows-ocean-waves-thousands-of-miles-away

Posted in Random but interesting, Serendipity, Smilers, Things seen and/or heard

An ergonomics electric bike – No!

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-11/08/invisible-mirrored-bike

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Serendipity, Things seen and/or heard, Whoops

Extreme Sport

Ok so I am late to these two extreme sports – but in case you are too… For Bedouin camel racing in Qatar the jockey of choice was once a small Bangladeshi or Pakistani boy (some as young as 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Design News, Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Random but interesting, Serendipity, Smilers, Things seen and/or heard

DE0832 – Biology Influencing Design

Attached please find a little generic feedback to your recent assignment and a lot that should help and inform your future work. I am happy to help with anything that is not clear – indeed I am happy to help with anything … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Handouts, Serendipity

DE0833 Ergonomics [A very brief intro. to evaluation/data collection)

Attached is some genric feedback – hopefully helpful now but also relevant to your final year as you seek to justify your design work and evaluate the work of others. Any questions? Mic Testing and evaluation [DR]

Posted in 3rd Year, 4th Year, Assignments, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts

Spray on Aerials (British for Antenna (American!))

An amazing material – Chamtech make big claims but you creative bods can surely think of even more applications! Go amaze yourselves! Mic http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/nanotechnology/sprayon-antenna-enabled-by-nanoparticles-extends-range-of-antennas-one-hundred-times

Posted in Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard