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|Title: ||Shadow-scanned human models for car seating design|
|Authors: ||Case, Keith|
Porter, J. Mark
Gyi, Diane E.
|Keywords: ||Human modelling|
|Issue Date: ||1999|
|Publisher: ||Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya|
|Citation: ||CASE, K. ... et al., 1999. Shadow-scanned human models for car seating design. IN: Mondelo, P., Mattila, M. and Karwowski, W. (eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer-Aided Ergonomics and Safety, CAES'99, Barcelona, Spain, May 1999, 6pp.|
|Abstract: ||Driver comfort has been studied as part of wider research concerned with many life-cycle aspects of seating design and manufacture. Road and laboratory trials were used to generate new information for incorporation within the SAMMIE computer-aided ergonomic design system. Shadow-scanning methods for capturing anthropometric data are described together with methods for the conversion of three-dimensional coordinate data into surface model representations and methods for data reduction whilst maintaining anthropometric precision. Use of the model and finite element methods in predicting pressure distributions is presented as a potential method for generating comfort measures and estimating eye/hip displacements due to flesh/seat deformation.|
|Description: ||This is a conference paper.|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)|
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