Summary: Describes traditional and new technology for performing human body measurements, summarizing anthropometric data, and analyzing and presenting those data prior to integration into simulations.
Edition/Copyright:95 Cover: Publisher:Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Year Published: 1995 International: No
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Chapter 1. Introduction
What Is Anthropometry? History The Influence of Electronic Modeling and New Measurement Technologies Knowledge and Skills Required for Anthropometry
Chapter 2. Planning for Measurements
Elements of a Measurement Plan What to Measure? Historical Practice and Measuring Standards Floating Dimensions Ways to Control Potential Increased Costs Combining Traditional and New Measurements Nonstandard Measurements
Chapter 3. Devices and Procedures for Measurements
Landmarks Measuring and Recording Size, Shape, and Angles with Manual Anthropological Instruments Measuring and Recording Size, Shape, and Angles with Special Devices and Procedures Measuring and Recording Size, Shape, and Angles with Electronic Instruments Indirect Methods for Measuring Size, Shape, and Angles Internal Imaging Methods of Measuring Mass Properties
Chapter 4. Reporting Data: Statistical Summary Methods and Presentations
Report Format Basic Summary Statistics Regression Equations Normalization of Means Normalization of Variability Measures Index Statistics Are Summary Statistics Always Appropriate for Reports? Contour Descriptions Defining and Summarizing Mobility
Chapter 5. Forecasting and Estimating
Forecasting for All Applications Estimating Mathematical/Statistical Estimating Principles Biometric Similarity Relationships Empirical Geometrical Methods
Chapter 6. Tools for Applications
Design Criteria Populations Mockups and Models of Work/Occupancy Spaces Envelopes
Chapter 7. Work Space Design and Evaluation
A Work Space Paradigm: The Aerospacecraft Control Station Airline Cockpits Aircraft Passenger Accommodations Automotive Vehicle Interiors Furniture for Computer Workstations
Chapter 8. Design and Evaluation of Tools, Controls, Components, and Equipment
Hand Tools and Handles Controls Components Personal Equipment
Chapter 9. Clothing Design and Fit Testing
General Clothing Design Process Sizing for Fit and Tariffs Body Forms Contours A Computer-Based Civilian Clothing Size Process
Chapter 10. Summary and Conclusions
Appendix A: Glossary Appendix B: Illustrations of Anthropometric Dimensions Appendix C: Selected Dimensions of U.S. Civilians
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