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Title: Shadow-scanned human models for car seating design
Authors: Case, Keith
Porter, J. Mark
Xiao, Di-Chen
Gyi, Diane E.
Keywords: Human modelling
Shadow scanning
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
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14065
ISBN: 8469908529
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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