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Expanded Accommodation Technique with Application to Maintenance Environment
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published April 12, 2011 by SAE International in United States
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This paper presents a PC based mathematical and rapid prototyping technique for anthropometric accommodation in a maintenance environment using the principle of simulation based design. The developed technique is capable of analyzing anthropometric data using multivariate (Principal component Analysis) approach to describe the body size variability of any given population. A number of body size representative cases are established which, when used properly within the constraints of the maintenance environments, will ensure the accommodation of a desired percentage of a population. This technique evaluates the percentage accommodation of a given population for the environment using the specific manikin cases as boundary conditions. In the case where any member of a maintenance crew cannot be accommodated, the technique has the capability of informing the designer of the environment why the member(s) is/are not accommodated. This is very important especially when maintenance is required in a confined environment. This analysis technique developed prevents sending a maintenance crew with wrong body size to an assignment.
CitationOnyebueke, L., Ojetola, A., and Winkler, E., "Expanded Accommodation Technique with Application to Maintenance Environment," SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0521, 2011, https://doi.org/10.4271/2011-01-0521.
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