Human Factors in Design Case Study Form (30 points)

IND344 Human Factors in Design Case Study Form (30 points)

Student Name:

Case #:

Case Name:

(Turn in the original assignment. Keep a copy of this homework; the quizzes will have questions about the cases)

Please answer the questions as completely as possible using an outline approach – an example of what is expected can be found on Black Board. Handwritten cases will lead to at least 5 points off. Turn this case study in at the Beginning of the class the date it is Due!

1. Who are the subjects described in the case events? (Names, Titles, Roles, etc.) When did the actual event take place (If stated)? Where did this case event occur? (Country(s), state, cities, and in what type of specialized facility or craft, etc.) (10 points)

2. Who or What failed? How did it happen? Give a brief sequential account of the events and time(s) that conspired to create the critical event in this case. Give a short summary description of the case event? (10 points)

3. What were the findings of any official inquiries? Do you agree or disagree? (5 points)

4. Please relate the event/case to Human Factors lecture topics: 1) how do you explain or understand the event with theories or terminologies introduced on class or by Internet search? 2) You can also give your opinions on how the accident could have been prevented from happening? (Answer at least one of the two questions, 5 points)

IND344 Human Factors in Design Case Study Form (30 points)

Don’t forget to save this file! Rename the document, including your name and case number!

Date Modified: 8/18/16