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Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2020-2021

Course director

Dr. Tímea VARJAS (vtimi_68@yahoo.com), assistant professor

Department of Public Health Medicine

Subject data

Code of subject: OAF-EEK-T  |  2 credit  |  General Medicine |  Optional module  |  spring

Prerequisites: -

Number of hours/semester

24 lectures + 0 practices + 0 seminars = total of 24 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 1 – max. 20 person

Available as Campus course for . Campus-faculties: ÁOK ETK GYTK

Topic

The course will provide an overview of the relation of men and some selected natural or
built environments and their connection concerning health.
Highlighted topics: human factor and ergonomics, work environment, urbanisation,
physical risk factors, climate, illumination, electric smog, noise pollution.

Lectures

  • 1. Introduction - Man and the physical environment - Dr. Szabó István
  • 2. Urbanisation - Dr. Szabó István
  • 3. The effect of urban environment on health - Dr. Szabó István
  • 4. Ergonomics - Human factors - Dr. Szabó István
  • 5. Ergonomics - Human factors - Dr. Szabó István
  • 6. Product ergonomy - Digital ergonomy - Dr. Szabó István
  • 7. Built environment and the disabled - Dr. Szabó István
  • 8. Light and vision - illumination - Dr. Szabó István
  • 9. Light and vision - illumination - Dr. Szabó István
  • 10. Air pollution - Dr. Szabó István
  • 11. Indoor air pollution - Dr. Szabó István
  • 12. Nanoparticles - Dr. Szabó István
  • 13. Dust, fibres, metal vapors - Dr. Szabó István
  • 14. Introduction to electromagnetic fields - Dr. Szabó István
  • 15. Electrosmog - Dr. Szabó István
  • 16. Solar radiation and UV - Dr. Szabó István
  • 17. X-ray and gamma-radiation - Dr. Szabó István
  • 18. RF electromagnetic fields - Dr. Szabó István
  • 19. Static and ELF fields - Dr. Szabó István
  • 20. Ionizing radiation - Dr. Szabó István
  • 21. Ionizing radiation - Internally deposited isotopes - Dr. Szabó István
  • 22. Heat as a risk factor - Dr. Szabó István
  • 23. Mechanical vibration - sound - Dr. Szabó István
  • 24. Biometeorology - Dr. Szabó István

Practices

Seminars

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Literature developed by the Department

All necessary matterials will be provided during the course.

Notes

Recommended literature

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 25 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams

Test at the end of the course.

Making up for missed classes

Based on individual consideration.

Exam topics/questions

Will be provided during the course.

Examiners

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars