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Anthropometric Methods : Designing to Fit the Human Body

Anthropometric Methods : Designing to Fit the Human Body - 95 edition

ISBN13: 978-0945289012

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Publisher: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Published: 1995
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Anthropometric Methods : Designing to Fit the Human Body - 95 edition

ISBN13: 978-0945289012

John A. Jr. Roebuck

ISBN13: 978-0945289012
ISBN10: 0945289014
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 95
Publisher: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Published: 1995
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments



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

References


Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Illustrations of Anthropometric Dimensions
Appendix C: Selected Dimensions of U.S. Civilians


Index

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