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Progress With Human Factors in Automotive Design: Seating Comfort, Visibility, and Safety

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1242
  • ISBN 1-56091-954-X
Published February 24, 1997 by SAE International in United States
Progress With Human Factors in Automotive Design: Seating Comfort, Visibility, and Safety
Sector:
Language:
  • English
Pages:
  • 192 pages
Contents include: fundamental issues in automotive veiling glare; reflection characteristics of automobile interior materials; the effect of driver age on traffic accidents; development of dynamic simulation models of seated reaching motions while driving; development of human back contours for automobile seat design; biomechanically articulated chair concept and prototypes; kinetic cmputer moedling of human posture in automotive seats; measuring and modeling of human soft tissue and seat interaction; the evaluation of seating comfort by the objective measures; and design parameters for comfortable and safe vehicle seats.