Form, Function and the Human Interface
University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
PrerequisitesThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Industrial Design program.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewLEARNING OUTCOMES1. Design a piece of furniture to conform to the aesthetics principles of a defined theme;2. Design a piece of furniture to conform to ergonomic principles;3. Project planned the development of the project and its design rationale;4. Reflect on the process of design relating to the developed design brief;5. Develop graphic forms which depict and document the furniture design, the design process, including 3D modelling. and evaluationCONTENTThe Course will cover the following topics:Ergonomic principles and Ergonomic issues associated with furniture design and productionFurniture Design PrinciplesDesign Project MnagementUtilise modelling to exhibit design characteristics of prototype
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.