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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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 Fall '08
 NicholasKelling
 Psychology, mechanics, $20 billion, 23kg, 20 billion dollars, Mul tiplier, biomechanics Dynamics Biomechanics

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