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Unformatted text preview: 23kg Metric 51lb English HM Horizontal Multiplier the distance at which the load must be held from the body by the worker. HM (25/H) Metric Biomechanics and Work 4/1/2009 Biomechanics and Work 4/1/2009 HM (10/H) English In INCHES (less than one) VM Vertical Multiplier The distance at which the load is picked up from the ground DM Distance Multiplier the distance at which the load must travel AM Asymmetric Multiplier The amount of rotation (in degrees) the body must undergo during lifting FM Frequency Multiplier How often is the motion repeated CM Coupling Multiplier How easy is it to grip the load Example 30lb toaster Where did they get all this from? Static biomechanics Dynamics Biomechanics Kinetics physical limitation on how we can move Biomechanics and Work 4/1/2009...
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2009 for the course PSYC 2270 taught by Professor Nicholaskelling during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Fall '08